Academic Excellence Award

This award is presented annually to a student in the LCOM Public Health program who has maintained an overall GPA greater than 3.5, has consistently demonstrated academic excellence and shown a commitment to the field of public health. Nominations are made by faculty members and reviewed at a program faculty meeting.

Achievement in Public Health Practice Award

This award is presented annually to an MPH student who has demonstrated an exceptional commitment to advancing public health practice, including working effectively in teams and making substantial contributions to an excellent team project. Nominated students are not required to be current healthcare or public health practitioners but should demonstrate their commitment through engagement with the Public Health program or other related activities. Examples of commitment and excellence can be drawn from collaborative projects in core courses and/or in the culminating project. Nominations are submitted by student peers in the LCOM Public Health program and reviewed by Public Health program faculty.

Linda Dorey Service to Public Health Award

This award is given annually to a student, staff member, or faculty member in the LCOM Public Health program who has demonstrated a high level of service to the program, the university, or public health more broadly. Nominations are made by current or former MPH program faculty or staff and are reviewed once a year by a committee consisting of faculty and staff.


Deadline for nominations occurs each spring.

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