Award Recipients 2021


Edgar Haber Award – Margaret (Meghan) Torrence, PhD Candidate

Gareth M. Green Award – Fortunate Chifamba, MPH ’21, Penny Sun, MPH ’21

Albert Schweitzer Award – —

Dr. Fang-Ching Sun Memorial Award – Andrew Chun, MPH ’21

Robert B. Reed Prize – Eric Cohn, PhD Candidate

James H. Ware Award – Wilfredo Matias, MPH ’21,  Allison Hempenstall, MPH ’21

Student Recognition Award – Sana Farooqui, MPH ’21


Roger L. Nichols Excellence in Teaching Award – John McDonough, Professor of the Practice of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management

Teaching Citations
– Ameet Sarpatwari, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management
– Linda Cyr, Lecturer, Department of Health Policy and Management
– Aisha Yousafzai, Associate Professor, Department of Global Health and Population
– Fawn Phelps, Instructor & Director of Leadership Development, Office of Education
– Cyra Perry Dougherty, Instructor, Office of Education

Teaching Assistant Award
– Jinyi Zhu, PhD Candidate
– Onisha Etkins, PhD Candidate
– Kathryn Tomsho, PhD Candidate
– Tiffany Lemon, PhD Candidate
– Obiageli Okafor, DrPH Candidate

Mentoring Awards
– Rebekka Lee, Research Scientist, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
– Jarvis Chen, Lecturer, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
– Peter James, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Health

Executive and Continuing Professional Education Excellence in Teaching Award
– Karen Curley, Instructor, Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development


Sarah K. Wood Award for Outstanding Staff Performance
– Eric Creighton, Program Coordinator, Department of Biological Sciences
– Lilu Barbosa, Chief Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging Officer, Office of Diversity & Inclusion

Staff Recognition Award
– Jocelyn Chu, Assistant Director of DrPH Field Practice, Office of Education
– Danny Beaudoin, Director of Planning and Facilities, Operations Office