Past Arnold School Award Recipients
Jeffrey Keith Mattison Outstanding Student Achievement Award
This award was established in 1989 by the Student Public Health Association (now the Dean's Student Advisory Council), in honor of former student Jeffrey Mattison. The award is a tribute to Jeffrey's life, his initiative, and his motivation for work in public health. The recipient must possess a combination of service, leadership, and personal initiative. The award winner must demonstrate the ability to use these skills toward the resolution of public health problems.
Doctoral Student Achievement Award
Established in 1993, this award is presented to an outstanding doctoral candidate who is selected on the basis of academic performance and potential for further contributions to the field of public health.
Norman J. Arnold Alumni Medal
The prestigious Arnold medal is the highest honor bestowed on an alumnus. It is given to an alumnus who has been working in the field of public health for 10 years or more, has had a positive impact on the profession and on the health of an identified community or population, and has brought recognition to the Arnold School.
Gerry Sue Arnold Alumni Award
This award is presented to an alumnus who graduated less than 10 years prior to receipt of the award and whose work has made a difference to the profession and in the health of an identified community or population.
Distinguished Alumni Award
This award was established in 2000 and awarded annually until 2005 to recognize outstanding alumni who have made significant contributions to the public health profession at a community, state, national, or international level.
James A. Keith Excellence in Teaching Award
Established in 1991, this award recognizes a faculty member for excellence in teaching in the Arnold School of Public Health. Nominations for the award come from current students, faculty, or alumni. The award recognizes genuine enthusiasm for the subject matter and true concern for students' progress.
Faculty Research Award
This award was established in 1990 and recognizes a faculty member for outstanding contributions to research in health-related issues.
Faculty Service Award
This award was established in 2001 and recognizes a faculty member who has provided exceptional outreach to the community; made significant contributions to the public health practice setting; or provided leadership in professional organizations or university governance.