Awards

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SPHHP Dean's Award

This award recognizes a faculty or staff 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.

Year Awardee Department/Office
2019-20 SPHHP IT Team Dean's Office
2018-19 Mike Redfern Dean's Office
2017-18 Susan E. Bennett Rehabilitation Science
2016-17 Marc Kiviniemi Community Health and Health Behavior
2015-16 Jan Tona Rehabilitation Science
2014-15 Kimberly Krytus Dean's Office
2013-14 Dale Fish Dean's Office
2012-13 Paul Wietig Dean's Office
2011-12 Randy Carter Biostatistics
2010-11 R. Lorraine Collins Community Health and Health Behavior
2009-10 Joan Dorn Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2008-09 Dale Fish Rehabilitation Science
2007-08 Scott White Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2006-07 Donald Rowe Dean's Office
2005-06 Michael Noe Dean's Office
2004-05 Alan Hutson Biostatistics
2003-04 Frank Cerny Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

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.

Year Awardee Department/Office
2019-20 Jeanne Langan Rehabilitation Science
2018-19 Jessica Kruger Community Health and Health Behavior
2017-18 Robert Furlani Dean's Office
2016-17 Michael Noe Dean's Office
2015-16 John Stone Rehabilitation Science
2014-15 Paul Wietig Office of Interprofessional Education
2013-14 Kimberly Krytus Dean's Office
2012-13 Heather Orom Community Health and Health Behavior
2011-12 Jo Schweitzer Rehabilitation Science
2010-11 William Scheider Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2009-10 Donald Rowe Dean's Office
2008-09 Pavani Ram Epidemiology and Environmental Health

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.

Year Awardee Department/Office
2019-20 Eric Stimson Dean's Office
2018-19 Debbie McDuffie Rehabilitation Science
2017-18 Keith Conroy Dean's Office
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

Outstanding Senior 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.

Year Awardee Department/Office
2019-20 Marianthi Markatou Biostatistics
2018-19 Mike Lamonte Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2017-18 Gregory Homish Community Health and Health Behavior
2016-17 Jennifer Temple Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2015-16 Lynn Kozlowski Community Health and Health Behavior
2014-15 David Hostler Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2013-14 John Violanti Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2012-13 Gary Giovino Community Health and Health Behavior
2011-12 Gregory Wilding Biostatistics
2010-11 Alan Hutson Biostatistics
2009-10 R. Lorraine Collins Community Health and Health Behavior
2008-09 John Wilson Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2007-08 Jo Freudenheim Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2006-07 John Stone Rehabilitation Science
2005-06 Jean Wactawski-Wende Epidemiology and Environmental Health

Outstanding Junior 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.

Year Awardee Department/Office
2019-20 Katherine (Katie) Balantekin Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2018-19 Blair Johnson
Lucia Leone
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Community Health and Health Behavior
2017-18 Zachary Schlader Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
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 Rideout Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2012-13 Gregory Homish Community Health and Health Behavior
2011-12 Amy Millen Epidemiology and Environmental Health
2010-11 Jennifer Temple Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

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. Presented annually at the Perry Lecture.

Year Awardee Department/Office
2018-19 Jessica Kruger Community Health and Health Behavior
2017-18 Sarahmona Przybyla Community Health and Health Behavior
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

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.

Year Awardee Department/Office
2019-20 Chris Koenig Rehabilitation Science
2018-19 Amy Barrett, Barbara Howard Occupational Therapy, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
2017-18 Chris Nentarz Physical Therapy
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