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Ron Andersen received an Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who.

Onyebuchi Arah was awarded an Honorary Skou Professorship from Aarhus University in Denmark.

Sudipto Banerjee was named a 2018 fellow of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis and received the 2019 George W. Snedecor Award from the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies.

Tom Belin was invited by the American Public Health Association to deliver the Lowell Reed Lecture.

John Clemens received the 2018 Prince Mahidol Award in the field of Public Health from the Prince Mahidol Award Foundation under the Royal Patronage of the Kingdom of Thailand. 

Kate Crespi was appointed to California’s Carcinogen Identification Committee and to the National Research Institute’s advisory panel. Crespi was also named a fellow of the American Statistical Association. 

David Eisenman was appointed to serve on the Committee on Evidence-Based Practices for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response of the National  Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

Jonathan Fielding was appointed chair of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Committee on Challenges in Initiating and Conducting Long- Term Health Monitoring of Populations Following Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies in the United States; member of the National Academies Committee on a National Strategy for Cancer Control in the United States; and to the  Board of Directors of TreePeople, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit fighting climate change.

Patricia Ganz received the Clinical Research Award from the Association of Community Cancer Centers.

Gilbert Gee, along with several former FSPH students, received the 2018 Award for Innovative Public Health Curriculum from Delta Omega. Separately, Gee serves on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Committee on Informing the Selection of Leading Health Indicators for Healthy People 2030.

Oliver Hankinson received the 2019 Society of Toxicology Education Award.

Ronald Hays was named among the world’s most influential scientific researchers in 2018 by Clarivate Analytics, based on most citations between 2006 and 2016.

Steve Horvath was named among the world’s most influential scientific researchers in 2018 by Clarivate Analytics, based on most citations between 2006 and 2016. 

Michael Jerrett was named among the world’s most influential scientific researchers in 2018 by Clarivate Analytics, based on most citations between 2006 and 2016.

Robert Kim-Farley received an Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who, and the Charles DeGraw Advocacy Award from the National TB Controllers Association.

Martin Lee received an Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who.

Vickie Mays was reappointed as the congressional appointee to the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics and was appointed to the Board of Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research. She received the Career Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award from the UCLA Academic Senate.

Andre Nel was named among the world’s most influential scientific researchers in 2018 by Clarivate Analytics, based on most citations between 2006 and 2016.

Shane Que-Hee, on behalf of FSPH’s Industrial Hygiene Program, co-organized EHSsentials 2018 UCLA, a symposium devoted to trends in environmental health sciences.

Beate Ritz was named among the world’s most influential scientific researchers in 2018 by Clarivate Analytics, based on most citations between 2006 and 2016. 

Linda Rosenstock received the 2019 Welch-Rose Award for Distinguished Service to Academic Public Health.

Marc Suchard was named among the world’s most influential scientific researchers in 2018 by Clarivate Analytics, based on most citations between 2006 and 2016.

Leah Vriesman was named the 2018 Faculty Member of the Year by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration, and was appointed to the peer review committee for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.

Steven Wallace received the 2018 Aging & Public Health Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Public Health Association and the inaugural Mario Gutierrez Award on Migrant Health from the Health Initiative of the Americas.

Kenneth Wells received the National Academy of Medicine Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health and the Psychiatric Education and Research Foundation’s Advocate Award.

Fred Zimmerman was named president of the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Sciences.