Faculty Teaching Award

The College of Public Health Teaching Award recognizes faculty members who have directly enhanced and inspired student learning and professional development through their exceptional teaching and mentoring. Two awards are given each year. The first recognizes “up-and-coming” faculty members who have received their terminal degree during the past 10 years. The other recognizes faculty members who received their terminal degree more than 10 years ago.

Selection Process

  1. Who is eligible: Any faculty member who has not received this award within the last five years is eligible.
  2. Who may make a nomination: students, staff, faculty, or outside collaborators can make a nomination.  Self-nominations are not permitted.
  3. Awards Committee members who submit nominations will be excused from deliberations.
  4. All materials should be emailed to Kathy Welsh.
  5. Awards Committee selects one recipient for each award category.

Nomination Materials

  1. Complete requested information on the nomination form with a 150-200 word statement from the nominator, describing the nominee’s qualifications that should include:
    1. How the nominee’s teaching directly enhances student learning
    2. How the nominee’s contact with students (mentoring, advising, etc.) enhances student learning.
    3. How the nominee contributes to student development (e.g., intellectual growth, creative achievement, research, externships, publications).
  2. Nominee’s CV will be pulled from the APR and be made available to the Awards Committee.