The Campaign for Public Health Foundation is once again honoring unsung heroes of public health. The Fourth Annual Unsung Heroes of Public Health Awards will take place on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 and nominations will be open through Friday November 1, 2013. Please consider nominating a colleague in one of their three award categories.
The Three Awards:
- The CPH Foundation's Rock in the Pond Award recognizes an individual for outstanding work on a community-based or state-wide public health effort that produced significant positive health outcomes. Find the nomination form here.
- The Wavemaker Award recognizes a visionary whose work on a large-scale multi-state, regional, national or international public health program has successfully impacted a major public health challenge. Find the nomination form here.
- The Excellence in Media Award recognizes an individual who produced a widely-viewed media story (or stories) focused on disease control and prevention. The awardees’ work will cover a significant public health topic and convey the issue to a broad audience in an easily understood manner. Eligible types of media include, but are not limited to: newspaper stories, television news reports, radio reports, widely followed blog postings, and documentaries. Past winners of this award include writers from the LA Times and USA Today. Find the nomination form here.
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