Commencement 2016: Award winners

Students watch the award ceremony

May 26, 2016 — Each year, awards are presented to graduating students, faculty, and staff at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Winners were announced at the Commencement Eve Celebration held on May 25, 2016.


Student Awards

Hillary Chu
Hillary Chu

Albert Schweitzer Award
Leeya Fatima Pinder

Dr. Fang-Ching Sun Memorial Award
Nicole Kau’i Baumhofer

Edgar Haber Award in Biological Sciences
Michelle Rooks

Gareth M. Green Award for Excellence in Public Health
Omar Elmadhoun and Nkemjika Ugonabo

James H. Ware Award for Achievement in the Practice of Public Health
Madeline Morcelle

The Loan Relief Award
Kingsley Kpakpo Addo, Rebecca Butler, Jean Marie Calvo, Hillary C. Chu, Christina Harris, Rosibel Hernandez, Arnaud Kaze Djou, Madeline Morcelle, Shirali Pandya, Ché-Len Reddy, Henry Sol Gillian Rosen, and Kelechi Onyekachi Weze

Robert B. Reed Prize for Excellence in Biostatistical Science
Siyuan Ma

Student Recognition Awards
Morgan Shields and Erica Tukiainen

Teaching Assistant Awards
Carolyn Brooks, Kaitlin Hagan, Elysia Larson, and Vidit Munshi

Uwe Brinkmann Memorial Travel Award
Corey Peak

Faculty Awards

Morgan Shields and Meredith Rosenthal
Morgan Shields and Meredith Rosenthal

Roger L. Nichols Excellence in Teaching Award
Garrett Fitzmaurice

Teaching Citations
Jacqueline Bhabha, Murray Mittleman, Jukka-Pekka Onnela, and Reginald D. Tucker-Seeley

Mentoring Awards
William Bean, Stacey Missmer, and Meredith Rosenthal

Executive and Continuing Professional Education Excellence in Teaching Award
Nicolaas Pronk and Glorian Sorensen

Staff Awards

Eric DiGiovanni
Eric DiGiovanni

Sarah K. Wood Award for Outstanding Staff Performance
David Havelick

Staff Recognition Awards
Eric DiGiovanni and Katherine Worthington



— Amy Roeder

Photos: Kent Dayton