David E. Bourne Award
The Arkansas Public Health Association (APHA) Awards committee is accepting nominations for the David E. Bourne Award. Any member of APHA may nominate individuals for this award. A judging panel, appointed by the APHA president, will select the award recipient based on the criteria listed below.
The deadline for nomination submissions is 5 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019.
Submit nomination using form below to Jennifer Medley, APHA Awards Chair.
Awards will be presented during the annual APHA Conference in May 2019. For more information regarding APHA awards, contact Jennifer Medley at 501-661-2086.
The Dr. David E. Bourne Public Health Award was established in 2011 to recognize public health policy achievement exemplified in the life and works of a distinguished public health advocate.
- The nominee must represent public or nonprofit professionals with experience as a community organizer or advocate, journalist, scientist, physician, nurse, dentist, veterinarian, pharmacist, lawyer, or environmentalist;
- The nominee should be an innovative and forward-thinking advocate for public health policy direction;
- The nominee should be a humanitarian who has shown a passion for improving the health of the underserved with a voice for the less fortunate; and
- The achievement should be performed in a professional manner without regard for self-acclaim or recognition.