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Tom T. Ross Award

Tom T. Ross Award

The Arkansas Public Health Association (APHA) Awards committee is accepting nominations for the Tom T. Ross Award. Any member of APHA may nominate individuals for this award. The award recipient will be selected based on the strength of the nomination as judged by the criteria below.  Awards will be presented during the annual APHA Conference in April 2020.

Click here to view rubric that will guide selection.

The deadline for nomination submissions has been extended to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Submit nomination using form below.

The Dr. Tom T. Ross Award was established in 1959 for outstanding achievement in public health.  It is given to a member who has made and outstanding contribution to public health in Arkansas.

Nominations that do not address all questions and meet the criteria will not be considered. Answers do not have to be long but should be as specific as possible.

About you (nominator)
First Name *
Last Name *
About the person you are nominating:
First Name *
Last Name *
Address Line 1 *
Address Line 2
City *
State/Province *
Postal Code *
Tell us how the nominee has made an outstanding contribution to the field of public health in Arkansas.
Tell us how the nominee’s contribution/achievement is out of the ordinary so as to differentiate his/her contribution from the routine or normal accomplishment.
Tell us how the nominee’s contribution/achievement was performed in a professional manner.
Tell us how the nominee continued the contribution over a reasonable length of time.
Tell us how the nominee is outstanding in comparison to others in the same type of employment.
Please provide supporting documentation such as letters of support from colleagues, copies of reports, newspaper articles, tabulations, statistics, etc.). The more support you can provide, the better.
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