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Public Health Hero Awards


 

About the Award

The Public Health Hero Award was originally established in 2007 in conjunction with the Day of Compassion. Since 2010, the Public Health Hero Awards have been aligned with National Public Health Week.
   
   
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Criteria for Selection

This award will be given to individuals for distinguished activities which support the Public Health Program’s mission “to promote the health and well being of local and global communities through education, service, and research with a focus on under - served populations.” Award selection criteria includes individuals who demonstrate outstanding leadership on public health issues, community service (domestic or international) and or active involvement in relevant public health research. For more information, please call 707/638.5838.


2017 Public Health Hero Awards

 PROGRAM DETAILS  - 2017 HERO AWARDS

The Public Health Program's annual Hero Awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 5:30-8:00pm, on the TUC campus in the Farragut Ballroom. The purpose of the awards is to honor students, alumni, and community members who have demonstrated significant contributions and commitment to public health service and research.

This year marks the 10th year of honoring our students, alumni and community folks for all of the great work that they do! In memory and recognition of Juan Chavez, MPH Alumni and prior student awardee, the student awards will be named in his honor and called the Juan Chavez Student Hero Award.

 

2017 Award Keynote Speaker

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Judge Craig Mitchell, Superior Court, LA County

Judge Gives Homeless, Addicts a Second Chance Through Running

 

2017 Hero Award Honorees


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2016 Public Health Hero Awards

The Public Health Program held its annual Public Health Hero Awards Reception on Thursday, April 7, 2016  on the TUC campus in the Farragut Ballroom. The purpose of the awards is to honor students, alumni, and community members who have demonstrated significant contributions and commitment to public health service and research.

2016 Award Reception

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2016 Award Keynote Speaker

 

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Keynote Speaker - Ndola Prata, MD, MSc

 

2016 Hero Award Honorees

Student Hero (Community Health) : Caitlin Pryce, MPH(c)

Student Hero (Global Health) : Matthew Green, MPH(c)

TUC MPH Alumni Hero: Jim Cotter, MD, MPH

Community Hero: Maria Guevara, Vallejo Together

 


 

2015 Public Health Hero Awards

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                  Keynote Speaker - Jason Corburn, PhD, MCP                    

                                                             

2015 Hero Award Honorees

Student Hero (CHT): Juan Chavez, MPH

Student Hero (GHT):  Thomas Liggett, PhD, DO/MPH

Community Hero : Jewel Fink, MA

Alumni Hero:  Kyla Simpson - Ehrenreich, PA-C, MPH