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2012 Centennial Celebration
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Leaders in Global Health Awards

The Awards Committee of the 2012 Centennial Celebration requests nominations for awards to be given at the SPHTM Centennial Celebration on November 10, 2012. Leaders in Global Health Awards provide an opportunity to recognize individuals who espouse the core values of the school and further its goals through their lifelong commitment to public health domestically, internationally, and globally. 

 

Update

Awards will be presented to recipients at the Centennial Benefit Gala Saturday night, November 10 at The Monteleone.

 

Criteria for Nomination:

Individuals named as Leaders in Global Health espouse the core values of the school and further its goals through their lifelong commitment to public health domestically, internationally, and globally.  These Leaders will be nominated by faculty, staff, and alumni of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.  Nominees are expected to be external professionals who are dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in global health.  Global Health is defined as health issues that transcend borders, boundaries, and socio-economic status.  Internal candidates may be considered but they must be alumni of the SPHTM. A nominating committee made up of Centennial Committee members will select the awardees.  Alumnae serving on the Nominating Committee are not eligible for the awards. Presentation of the awards will be made at the SPHTM Centennial Celebration, November 9 to 11, 2012. Awardees must be able to attend the Celebration. There are three categories of award: Senior Leader in Global Health, Junior Leader in Global Health, and Community Leader in Global Health, and award winners will reflect the range of academic departments at the school.  

SENIOR LEADER IN GLOBAL HEALTH AWARD - Recognizes career accomplishments and excellence in profession of public health. The recipient of this award must reflect the SPHTM's tradition of excellence and should exhibit prominence in a business or professional field and in his/her contributions to the well being of national, state, or community life. The recipient's accomplishments and contributions should have been sustained over a long period of time. Optimally, the recipient should have achieved some measure of recognition on the national or international level. Those nominated for this award must:

  • Be a graduate of the school for at least 10 years
  • Be distinguished in his/her profession, and have received previous recognition from peers
  • Be present at the 2012 Centennial Celebration
  • Have made significant contributions to the field of global public health
  • Have offered outstanding leadership in his/her community

JUNIOR LEADER IN GLOBAL HEALTH AWARD - Recognizes young professional whose career trajectories offer promise for careers which are already highly regarded.  This award honors the significant ongoing contributions or achievements of an alumnus who has not reached the period of extended service deemed necessary for the Senior Leader Award. The Young Alumna's age should not exceed 40 years. Those nominated for this award must:

  • Be a graduate of the school for at least 5 years
  • Be outstanding in his/her profession
  • Be present at the 2012 Centennial Celebration
  • Have made contributions to the field of global public health
  • Have offered leadership in his/her community

COMMUNITY LEADER IN GLOBAL HEALTH AWARD - Recognizes outstanding service to the field of public health in one's own community. Those nominated for this award must

  • Be a graduate of the school
  • Be present at the 2012 Centennial Celebration
  • Have offered outstanding leadership in his/her community
  • Must have contributed to the public health of one's community by significant work with individuals and/or organizations within the community

 

 
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