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SPHHP Dean's Award

Marc T. Kiviniemi, PhD, Director of Undergraduate Public Health Programs, School of Public Health and Health Professions; Associate Professor, Department of Community Health and Health Behavior.

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 Recipients by Academic Year

2016-17: Marc Kiviniemi, Community Health and Health Behavior
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

Michael F. Noe, MD, MPH, Associate Dean, Community Relations and Clinical Affairs, School of Public Health and Health Professions Dean's Office (retired as of May 31, 2017).

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 Recipients by Academic Year

2016-17: Michael Noe, Dean's Office
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

Tracey A. Gawron, Resource Manager, School of Public Health and Health Professions Dean's Office.

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 Recipients by Academic Year

2016-17 Tracey A. Gawron Dean's Office
2015-16 Jillian Reading Dean's Office
2014-15 Barbara Sen Community Health and Health Behavior
2013-14 Theresa A. Rose Community Health and Health Behavior
2012-13 Sheryl A. Bauerschmidt Dean's Office
2011-12 Karen A. Barnes Rehabilitation Science
2010-11 Marcia A. Wopperer Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2009-10 Noreen D. McGuire Biostatistics
2008-09 Michael Anton Sciortino Dean's Office
2007-08 Michael P. Schlicht Dean's Office

SPHHP Outstanding Senior Researcher of the Year

Jennifer L. Temple, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences; Associate Professor, Department of Community Health and Health Behavior.

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 Recipients by Academic Year

2016-17 Senior Researcher: Jennifer Temple, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2015-16 Senior Researcher: Lynn Kozlowski, Community Health and Health Behavior
2014-15 Senior Researcher: David Hostler, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2013-14 Senior Researcher: John M. Violanti, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2012-13 Senior Researcher: Gary A. Giovino, Community Health and Health Behavior
2011-12 Senior Researcher: Gregory E. Wilding, Biostatistics
2010-11 Senior Researcher: Alan Hutson, Biostatistics
2009-10: R. Lorraine Collins, Health Behavior
2008-09: John X. Wilson, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2007-08: Jo L. Freudenheim, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2006-07: John Stone, Rehabilitation Science
2005-06: Jean Wactawski-Wende, Epidemiology and Environmental Health

SPHHP Outstanding Junior Researcher of the Year

Rachael Hageman Blair, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics.

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 Recipients by Academic Year

2016-17 Rachael Hageman Blair, Biostatistics
2015-16 Xuefeng Ren, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2014-15 Heather Orom, Community Health and Health Behavior
2013-14 Todd C. Rideout, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2012-13 Gregory G. Homish, Community Health and Health Behavior
2011-12 Amy E. Millen, Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2010-11 Jennifer L. Temple, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

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 Recipients by Academic Year

Dietrich W. Kuhlmann, PhD, Undergraduate Director, Research Professor

2016-17 Dietrich W. Kuhlmann Biostatistics
2015-16 Kristina Young Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2014-15 Gaspar Farkas Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2013-14 William Scheider Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2012-13 Peter Horvath Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2011-12 Christopher Andrews Biostatistics
2010-11 Harold Burton Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2009-10 Patricia Ohtake Rehabilitation Science
2008-09 Gaspar Farkas Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2007-08 Susan E. Bennett Rehabilitation Science
2006-07 Gregory Wilding Biostatistics
2005-06 Joan Dorn Epidemiology and Environmental Health
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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 Recipients by Academic Year

Brian A. Bratta, Division I Assistant Athletic Director, Athletics Instruction

2016-17 Brian Bratta Athletics Instruction
2014-15 Heather Lindstrom Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2014-15 Gayle Schutrum, BS '85 Occupational Therapy
2013-14
Dietrich Kuhlmann Biostatistics
2013-14 David Pendergast Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2012-13 Arthur M. Michalek Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2012-13 Paul O'Keefe Rehabilitation Science
2007-08 Christine Ambrosone Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2006-07 Susan McCann Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2006-07 Susan Black Rehabilitation Science
2005-06 Andrew Hyland Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2005-06 Mark Howard Rehabilitation Science
2004-05 Kirsten Moysich Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2003-04 Donna Niswander Rehabilitation Science

Research Foundation Recognition

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

Past Recipients by Academic Year

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