Awards

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SPHHP Dean's Award

This award recognizes a faculty member in the School of Public Health and Health Professions for outstanding professional accomplishments and effort within the past year. This endowment was established in 1995 by Dr. Albert Rekate.

Past Winners

2015: Jan Tona, Rehabilitation Science
2014: Kimberly A. Krytus, Dean's Office
2013: Dale Fish, Dean’s Office
2012: Paul T. Wietig, Dean's Office
2011: Randy L. Carter, Biostatistics
2010: R. Lorraine Collins, Community Health and Health Behavior
2009: Joan M. Dorn, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2008: Dale Fish, Rehabilitation Science
2007: Scott C. White, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2006: Donald Rowe, Dean's Office
2005: Michael Noe, Dean's Office
2004: Alan Hutson, Biostatistics
2003: Frank Cerny, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

SPHHP Dean's Award for Community Service

This award is presented to a faculty member in the School of Public Health and Health Professions in recognition of achievements in providing professionally relevant community service in furtherance of the School's mission to improve the health of populations, communities or individuals over the past year. This endowment was established in 1995 by Dr. Albert Rekate.

Past Winners

2015: John Stone, Rehabilitation Science
2014: Paul T. Wietig, Office of Interprofessional Education
2013: Kimberly A. Rook, Dean’s Office
2012: Heather Orom, Community Health and Health Behavior
2011: Jo A. Schweitzer, Rehabilitation Science
2010: William L. Scheider, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2009: Donald Rowe, Dean's Office
2008: Pavani K. Ram, Epidemiology and Environmental Health

SPHHP Outstanding Staff Award

This award is presented to a staff member who has demonstrated distinction in their contributions towards supporting academic excellence and a strong, overall commitment to fulfilling the mission of the School of Public Health and Health Professions.

Past Winners

2015 Jillian Reading Dean's Office
2014 Barbara Sen Community Health and Health Behavior
2013 Theresa A. Rose Community Health and Health Behavior
2012 Sheryl A. Bauerschmidt Dean's Office
2011 Karen A. Barnes Rehabilitation Science
2010 Marcia A. Wopperer Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2009 Noreen D. McGuire Biostatistics
2008 Michael Anton Sciortino Dean's Office
2007 Michael P. Schlicht Dean's Office

SPHHP Outstanding Researcher of the Year

This award is presented to a faculty member whose recent research initiatives demonstrate outstanding importance and relevance to the overall mission of the School of Public Health and Health Professions.

Past Winners

2015 Senior Researcher: Lynn Kozlowski, Community Health and Health Behavior
2015 Junior Researcher: Xuefeng Ren, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2014 Senior Researcher: David Hostler, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2014 Junior Researcher: Heather Orom, Community Health and Health Behavior
2013 Junior Researcher: Todd C. Rideout, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2013 Senior Researcher: John M. Violanti, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2012 Junior Researcher: Gregory G. Homish, Community Health and Health Behavior
2012 Senior Researcher: Gary A. Giovino, Community Health and Health Behavior
2011 Junior Researcher: Amy E. Millen, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2011 Senior Researcher: Gregory E. Wilding, Biostatistics
2010 Junior Researcher: Jennifer L. Temple, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2010 Senior Researcher: Alan Hutson, Biostatistics
2009: R. Lorraine Collins, Health Behavior
2008: John X. Wilson, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2007: Jo L. Freudenheim, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2006: John Stone, Rehabilitation Science
2005: Jean Wactawski-Wende, Epidemiology and Environmental Health

SPHHP Outstanding Teacher of the Year

This award is presented to a faculty member whose recent teaching performance, initiatives, publications and/or presentations demonstrate outstanding contributions to education within the School of Public Health and Health Professions.

Past Winners

2015: Kristina Young, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2014: Gaspar Farkas, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2013: William Scheider, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2012: Peter Horvath, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2011: Christopher Andrews, Biostatistics
2010: Harold Burton, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2009: Patricia Ohtake, Rehabilitation Science
2008: Gaspar Farkas, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2007: Susan E. Bennett, Rehabilitation Science
2006: Gregory Wilding, Biostatistics
2005: Joan Dorn, Epidemiology and Environmental Health

SPHHP Academic Service Award

The SPHHP Academic Service Award, initiated in 2003, recognizes contributions to academic service that have been made by volunteers or adjunct faculty to one or more academic programs within the School.

Past Winners

2014: Heather Lindstrom, Epidemiology and Environmental Health; Gayle Schutrum, BS '85 Occupational Therapy
2013: Dietrich Kuhlmann, Biostatistics; David Pendergast, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2008: Arthur M. Michalek, Epidemiology and Environmental Health; Paul O'Keefe, Rehabilitation Science
2007: Christine Ambrosone, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2006: Susan McCann, Epidemiology and Environmental Health; Susan Black, Rehabilitation Science
2005: Andrew Hyland, Epidemiology and Environmental Health; Mark Howard, Rehabilitation Science
2004: Kirsten Moysich, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2003: Donna Niswander, Rehabilitation Science

Research Foundation Recognition

The University at Buffalo Research and Scholarship Award recognizes outstanding scholarly and research efforts.

Past Winners

2006: Jean Wactawski-Wende, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2005: Jo L. Freudenheim, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2002: Maurizio Trevisan, Epidemiology and Environmental Health