School of Public Health Awards

Faculty and Staff Awards:

Alumni

  • Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award
    • This award recognizes a graduate of five years or greater who embodies the School of Public Health's mission of promoting public health and preventing disease.
  • Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award
    • This award recognizes a graduate of five years or greater who has promoted the School of Public Health's mission of promoting health and preventing disease. The recipient of this award will be an alumnus who would serve as a source of inspiration to students, alumni, and other public health professionals and who would be a source of pride for the School of Public Health and UAB.
  • Alumni Award for Scientific Excellence
    • The Alumni Award for Scientific Excellence is awarded to the graduate who pursues a research career and whose work reflects the very best of what the School offers to its students.

Special Awards

  • Janet L. Norwood Award
    • The recipient of the annual award will be an internationally recognized statistician. The recipient will receive an honorarium, give a distinguished lecture at UAB, and meet with students and young faculty at UAB. This lecture will be widely publicized and attendance strongly encouraged from all undergraduate and graduate students in the quantitative sciences, especially women.
  • Back of the Envelope Awards
    • The Back of the Envelope Awards are envisioned as a mechanism to stimulate and support intellectual creativity at the School of Public Health that can lead to the next generation of intellectual excellence and productivity.
  • Charles R. Katholi Endowed Distinguished Dissertation Award
    • This award pays tribute to Dr. Katholi's longtime service to and support of UAB and the Department of Biostatistics. The award was established to encourage excellence in research and scholarly activities among students in the Department of Biostatistics.
  • Naomi Fineberg Distinguished New Researcher Award
    • This award celebrates the leadership and service shown by Dr. Naomi S. Fineberg to the UAB Department of Biostatistics. The award was established to highlight the research accomplishments and potential of students and postdoctoral trainees in the Department of Biostatistics.
  • Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award
    • The Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award was established in 2009 to recognize the remarkable career of Dr. Sam Brown. The award honors his unique ability to develop and nurture working relationships between faculty and staff across the UAB campus in ways that embodied the vision, character, and bridge-building talents vital to the future of UAB.