Nominate-a-Bull for COPH alumni award, deadline Dec. 1

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To date, the USF College of Public Health has recognized 31 alumni with significant impact in public health. Nominations are currently being accepted for the Class of 2018.

“During the process of soliciting and reviewing nominations for 2015 it became clear that the Outstanding Alumni Awards should be an annual event recognizing our more than 6,000 alumni doing great things in various places,” said Dr. Heather Stockwell, emeritus professor from the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

And so, the nomination period for 2018 is officially open.

To be considered for the 2018 Outstanding Alumni Award, nominees must have earned an academic degree (BS, MHA, MPH, MSPH, PhD or DrPH) from the COPH and not be currently employed by the college. Additionally, nominees must have significant domestic or global impact in two or more of the following areas:

  • Leadership
  • Research
  • Teaching, scholarship and mentorship of health professionals
  • Impact on the community, college, university or society

“Our alumni are doing wonderful things locally, statewide and internationally and this award is one way that the college can acknowledge their success,” said Dr. Karen Liller, COPH professor of community and family health.  “We look forward to receiving many nominations!”

The 2018 Outstanding Alumni Awards will be presented in Tampa during National Public Health Week, April 2-8. Complete details on the nomination process are on the  alumni awards website. The deadline for all materials to be received is 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 1.

“I applaud the College of Public Health for recognizing alumni who not only have tremendous accomplishments, but who have made a difference in the lives of so many,” said Bill McCausland, executive director of the USF Alumni Association.

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Drs. Zuber D. Mulla and Jason Salemi are recipients of the 2017 COPH Outstanding Alumni Award

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