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Faculty Honors & Service

From the November 2012 Magazine

Richard Jackson
was awarded the APHA Sedgwick Memorial Medal for distinguished service and advancement of public health knowledge and practice.
Jonathan Fielding
received the Fries Prize for Improving Health from the James F. and Sarah T. Fries Foundation, and was named 2012 Honorary Fellow of the Society for Public Health Education for his visionary leadership and lifetime of contributions to public health.

From the June 2012 Magazine

Shira Shafir head shot
was appointed to the UCLA Vice Chancellor for Research Cabinet.
Bruce Davidson head shot
was among the first to receive certification from the International Association for Information and Data Quality.
Sander Greenland head shot
Dr. Sander Greenland, professor of epidemiology, was the recipient of this year's Dean's Distinguished Teaching Award at the school's annual 2012 Honors and Awards Reception. The award, chosen on the basis of nominations from faculty colleagues, was created to recognize the best of the school's faculty educators.
Elizabeth Yano head shot
received the VA's 2012 Under Secretary's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research.
Linda Rosenstock head shot
received the first-ever Fielding Award.
Janet Frank head shot
assumed the presidency of the Association of Gerontology in Higher Education.
Diana Bonta head shot
received the community service award from Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy.
Beate Ritz head shot
was appointed as the epidemiology member of the Scientific Review Panel on Toxic Air Contaminants of the California Environmental Protection Agency.
Richard Jackson head shot
received the 2011 Milton and Ruth Roemer Award for Excellence in Public Health Practice from the Southern California Public Health Association.
Yifang Zhu head shot
was awarded the 2011 Haagen-Smit Prize, given annually to the authors of two outstanding papers published in the international journal Atmospheric Environment.
Mark Litwin head shot
was appointed chair of the UCLA Department of Urology.
John Froines head shot
received the Haagen-Smit Clean Air Award from the California Air Resources Board, recognizing his outstanding contributions toward improving air quality.
Ron Brookmeyer head shot
delivered the 2012 Donna J. Brogan Lecture at Emory University.

From the June 2011 Magazine

Charlotte Neumann head shot
received the Nevien Scrimshaw Award for Distinguished Service to Nutrition at the African Epidemiology Conference of the Kenya Medical Research Institute, in collaboration with the Council of the African Nutrition Society. The award is in recognition of her dedication to maternal and child health and nutrition and research in sub-Saharan Africa.
Michael Lu head shot
was appointed by Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius to chair the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality.
Leah Vriesman head shot
was a 2010-11 U.S. Senior Fulbright Award recipient, conducting research and teaching health care management at the University of Applied Sciences in Neu Ulm, Germany.
Cristina Tirado head shot
was appointed director of the Center for Public Health and Climate Change at the Public Health Institute in Oakland. She was also nominated as moderator of the United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition's Working Group on Climate Change and Nutrition.
Linda Rosenstock head shot
was appointed by President Obama to the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion and Integrative and Public Health. She is chair of the Preventive Services for Women Committee of the Institute of Medicine and was awarded the James P. Keogh Award from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

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