This year, we had a good pool of candidates for the various awards offered by our Section. Congratulations to our colleagues whose outstanding accomplishments in international health are being recognized by our Section this year.
Carl Taylor Lifetime Achievement Award in International Health
Dr. Gopal Sankaran
Mid-Career Award in International Health
Mr. William Rosa
Gordon-Wyon Award for Community-Oriented Public Health, Epidemiology and Practice
Dr. Paul Freeman
Young Professional Award
Ms. Jessica Keralis
Distinguished Section Service Award
Ms. Laura Arntson
The Awards Committee encourages all to nominate a colleague and/or be willing to be nominated next year. To find out more information about nominating a colleague or to view a list of past award winners, please visit the IH Section’s Awards webpage.
We would also like to congratulate this year’s top-scoring Early Career Professional abstracts:
Mara Howard-Williams: Policy precedes law: A legal epidemiology study of mental health and international human rights law
Hannah Stewart: Impact of natural disasters on mental health outcomes of first responders in central Myanmar
Qing Xu: Content analysis of Chinese-language social media user-generated expression of uncertainty during the covid-19 outbreak on weibo
Every year the IH section awards $500 scholarships to top scoring abstracts submitted by IH Early Career Professionals. Don’t forget to submit your abstract to next year’s meeting in Denver!
Missed the awards ceremony? Re-watch the ceremony here.