The J. Warren Perry Award and Distinguished Lectureship is the School of Public Health and Health Professions’ lecture series honoring the late J. Warren Perry, PhD, founding dean of the School of Health Related Professions.
Perry, a pioneer in the field of allied health, served as dean from 1966 until his retirement in 1977. A prolific and accomplished scholar, administrator, author and lecturer, he was a national figure in his field and his work had an impact on health care delivery systems throughout the country.
The Perry award and lectureship recognizes individuals who have provided exemplary leadership in public health, health professions or the health sciences. Initiated in 1989 by Dean Alan Stull, PhD, the lectureship introduces students, faculty and staff to some of the best leaders and scholars in a variety of fields. Past honorees include:
The criteria for selecting recipients are:
The award recipient is invited to The University at Buffalo to deliver a formal lecture and participate in social events organized by the school.