Peter Monti - 10th Annual NIAAA Jack Mendelson Award
Dr. Peter M. Monti, the Donald G. Millar Distinguished Professor of Alcohol and Addiction Studies, professor of behavioral and social sciences, and director of the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies in the Brown University School of Public Health, has been awarded the 10th Annual Jack Mendelson Award from the National Institutes on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA). Each year, the award’s recipient is selected by NIAAA staff scientists and awarded to “an outstanding alcohol investigator whose clinical research makes a substantial contribution toward increasing our understanding of the effects of alcohol on health and well-being, and improving the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of alcohol-related problems.” Dr. Monti will deliver an Honorary Lecture on October 23, at the Masur Auditorium, NIH Building 10 in Bethesda, Maryland. Learn more
Adam Sullivan - 2017 Teaching with Technology Award
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Biostatistics Master's Graduate Program Director, Adam Sullivan, was the recipient of Brown University's 2017 Teaching with Technology "Showcase Course Award" which was presented by Maud Mandel, Dean of the College, in May. With a record-breaking 20 nominations, Sullivan was recognized for three Biostatistics courses he made available online: PHP2511 Applied Regression Analysis, PHP2515 Fundamentals of Probability and Inference, and PHP2560 Statistical Programming in R. The Showcase Award is presented to instructors who transform the student learning experience by pushing the limits of teaching with technology.
Linda Resnik - Paul B. Magnuson Award
Linda Resnik, Professor of Health Services, Policy & Practice, has been awarded the Paul B. Magnuson Award for her work with Veterans who have experienced upper-limb loss. The Magnuson Award is the VA Rehabilitation Research and Development (VA RR&D) service's highest honor—it is given to acknowledge entrepreneurship, humanitarianism, and dedication in service to Veterans. Resnik is director of a focus area concentrated on restoring limb function for the VA RR&D Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology (CfNN), a collaboration between PVAMC, Brown University, and affiliated hospitals whose researchers and clinicians are advancing neurotechnology to restore lost function.
Simin Liu, Professor of Epidemiology, was awarded the American Heart Association's Functional Genomics and Translational Biology (FGTB) 2016 Mentoring Award. The FGTB Mentoring Award exemplifies an unprecedented commitment to moving the field of science forward. The winner of this yearly award must be an accomplished scientist that goes above and beyond to mentor well-trained and well-rounded individuals with a passion for science.
Vince Mor - AHCA/NCAL 2016 Mary K. Ousley Champion of Quality Award
The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) has named Vincent Mor, PhD, Florence Pirce Grant University Professor, Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, the 2016 recipient of the Mary K. Ousley Champion of Quality Award for his contributions to quality in the long term and post-acute care community.
Professor Mor is also the recipient of the 2016 Robert W. Kleemeier Award. This distinguished honor is given annually to a Gerontological Society of America member in recognition for outstanding research in the field of gerontology. Click here to see the video.
Susan Miller - APHA 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award
The Aging and Public Health Section of the American Public Health Association has awarded Susan Miller, Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice (Research), the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Brandon Marshall - 2016 Brian MacMahon Early Career Epidemiologist Award
The Society for Epidemiologic Research has awarded Brandon Marshall, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, with the 2016 Brian MacMahon Early Career Epidemiologist Award. This award recognizes early career epidemiologists who have already made substantial contributions to the field and who are poised to become future leaders in epidemiology.
Kali Thomas - 2016 Carroll L. Estes Rising Star Award
Kali Thomas, Assistant Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Carroll L. Estes Rising Star Award, by The Gerontological Society of America. This honor is given annually by the GSA’s Social Research, Policy and Practice Section to a member who has made significant contributions in social research, policy, and practice early in his or her career.
2018 Dean's Awards
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching in Public Health: Greg Wellenius, ScD
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring in Public Health (two winners): Caroline Kuo, DPhil, MPhil; and Kali Thomas, PhD
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research Collaboration in Public Health: Carolina Haass-Koffler, Pharm.D.