Graduation 2023: Award winners

Group shot of student, faculty, and staff award winners
Student, faculty, and staff award winners

May 23, 2023–Each year, awards are presented to graduating students, faculty, and staff at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Winners were announced at a celebration held in the Kresge Courtyard on May 23, 2023.

Student awards

Edgar Haber Award
Sydney Stanley, PhD ’23

Marianne Wessling-Resnick Biological Sciences in Public Health (BPH) Student Service Award
Joanna Krawczyk, DrPH ’23
Chimwemwe Mwase, PhD ’23

Madhav Sankaranarayanan and Jane Kim
Madhav Sankaranarayanan and Dean for Academic Affairs Jane Kim

Robert B. Reed Prize for Excellence in Biostatistical Science
Madhav Sankaranarayanan, PhD ’23

Gareth M. Green Award for Excellence in Public Health Practice
Audrey Thuy Ngoc Nguyen, MPH ’23

James H. Ware Award for Achievement in the Practice of Public Health
Christian Groth Hoover, MPH ’23

Student Recognition Award
Elizabeth Perry, DrPH ’23
Meng Meng Xu, MPH ’23

Dr. Fang-Ching Sun Memorial Award
Bushra Khan, MPH ’23

Albert Schweitzer Award
Jemar Ryan Bather, PhD ’23

Teaching Fellow Award
Naiyu Chen, PhD ’26
Jen Cruz, PhD ’26
Patrick Emedom-Nnamdi, PhD ’23
Keya Joshi, PhD ’23
Emily Wright, PhD ’23

Faculty awards

Teaching Citation Award
Gary Adamkiewicz, associate professor of environmental health and exposure disparities
Paul Catalano, senior lecturer on biostatistics
Monik Jimenez, assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology
Michaela Kerrissey, assistant professor of management

Executive and Continuing Professional Education Excellence in Teaching Award
Felipe Fregni, professor in the Department of Epidemiology

Mentoring Award
William Bean, instructor, Office of Educational Programs
Brittany Charlton, associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology
Mingyang Song, assistant professor of clinical epidemiology and nutrition

Marianne Wessling-Resnick Memorial Mentoring Award
Francine Laden, professor of environmental epidemiology and associate chair, Department of Environmental Health

Jarvis Chen and Jane Kim
Jarvis Chen and Jane Kim

Sastry Award for Outstanding Teaching in Public Health
Jarvis Chen, lecturer on social and behavioral sciences
Heather Mattie, lecturer on biostatistics

Roger L. Nichols Excellence in Teaching Award
Margaret McConnell, associate professor of global health economics

Staff awards

Community Engagement Award
Amarildo “Lilu” Barbosa, chief diversity, inclusion, and belonging officer

Staff Recognition Award
Nelson Ysabel, program coordinator, Office for Student Affairs

Acknowledging Commitment and Excellence (ACE) Award
Amanda Andreyev Jahan, special projects manager, Office of the Dean
Xiaolu Amelia Zhang Gross, faculty and project coordinator, Department of Nutrition

Harvard Heroes

Mollie-Anne Mayfield and Jane Kim
Mollie-Anne Maxfield and Jane Kim

Eric DiGiovanni, assistant director of graduate studies, Department of Epidemiology
Mollie-Anne Maxfield, faculty affairs program manager, Office of Faculty Affairs
Anna Pikcilingis, senior administrative coordinator, Office of the Dean
Midge Van Aller, administrative assistant, Department of Environmental Health

Sarah K. Wood Award for Outstanding Staff Performance
Rocky Stroud II, director of global research operations, Department of Epidemiology

Photos: Kent Dayton