2013 NOMINATIONS OPEN - Unsung Heroes of Public Health Awards
Nominations for the fourth-annual Unsung Heroes of Public Health Awards will remain open through "Public Health Thank-you Day," which falls on Monday November 25, 2013. This extension accommodates those impacted by the federal government shutdown.
NEW INFORMATION: Our awards reception will take place on January 8, 2014 in the Gold Room of the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill. Please join us between 4 and 6 pm, with brief remarks expected to begin at about 4:30. We are pleased to work with the co-chairs of the Congressional Study Group on Public Health in honoring this year's winners.
Please consider nominating a colleague in one of our three award categories.
We are exceptionally grateful to AbbVie, our 2013 Unsung Heroes Awards sponsor. Their support is making our recognition of these heroes possible.
The Three Awards:
First, The CPH Foundation's Rock in the Pond Award recognizes an individual for outstanding work on a community-based or state-wide public health effort that produced significant positive health outcomes. Find the nomination form here.
Next, our Wavemaker Award recognizes a visionary whose work on a large-scale multi-state, regional, national or international public health program has successfully impacted a major public health challenge. Find the nomination form here.
Please nominate friends and colleagues working in public health by using the Rock in the Pond and Wavemaker nomination form below.
Our Excellence in Media Award recognizes an individual who produced a widely-viewed media story (or stories) focused on disease control and prevention. The awardees’ work will cover a significant public health topic and convey the issue to a broad audience in an easily understood manner. Eligible types of media include, but are not limited to: newspaper stories, television news reports, radio reports, widely followed blog postings, and documentaries. Past winners of this award include writers from the LA Times and USA Today. Find the nomination form here.
Deadlines and Details
Nominations for these three awards should be sent by E-mail on or before Monday, November 25, 2013 to AnnualAwards@CPHfoundation.org. Again, You can find the nomination form for the Rock in the Pond Award and the Wavemaker Award here, and the form for the Excellence in Media Award here.
Meet Past Winners & Learn More
Visit our 2012 Unsung Heroes Awards web page. Our 2012 event was supported by grants from GlaxoSmithKline and Kaiser Permanente. See photos and videos of the event, and listen to the acceptance speeches from our 2012 winners on our YouTube page.
Visit our 2011Unsung Heroes Awards web page. Our 2011 event was supported by a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Visit our 2010 awards page and learn about our 2010 winners here. Our 2010 event was sponsored in part by AMGEN.
Photos from both the 2010 and 2011 awards events can be found here.
A four minute video with highlights from the inaugural awards ceremony is posted here.