2020 OPHA Awards

Congratulations to this year's award winners!

Lifetime Achievement: Katherine Bradley, PhD
Policy Champion: The Oregon State University Tobacco Policy Team, Marion Cerason
Emerging Leader Award: Allison E. Myers, PhD, MPH
Champion for Healthy Environments Award: Mike McNickle, Clatsop County Health Department
Outstanding Student Poster Awards: Maddie Dirren, Jenny Leon-Perez and Thomas Packebush

As you look forward to our 2020 OPHA Annual Meeting, please take a moment to reflect on the contributions of our fellow OPHA members, colleagues and community members that have contributed to public health in our communities. Each year OPHA gives awards for outstanding contributions affecting the health of Oregonians. Award categories are:

Lifetime Achievement Award - This award will be given to a person who has demonstrated a lifetime commitment to public health and to the improvement of health in Oregon.
Policy Champion of the Year Award - This award will be given to a person or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to advancing public health policy in Oregon.
Emerging Leader - This award will be given to a person that has demonstrated leadership, innovation, and creativity in the beginning of his or her public health career. Alternatively, this award may also be given to an organization that has demonstrated leadership, innovation and creativity at the onset of their organizational development.
Champion for Healthy Environments Award - This award will be given to a person, team or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to creating healthy environments in their community. 

Please nominate a person or organization that you would like to see receive an OPHA award. Find nomination form and specific criteria below. Please note the nominations are due by Monday, August 31st, 2020.

Click here for a PDF detailing the award criteria
Click here to fill out the Award Nominations Form

*Awards will be presented at the OPHA 2020 Annual Meeting & Conference on Tuesday, October 13th. Please contact Awards Committee Chair, David Huntley, [email protected] with questions.

**Nominators and recipients must be present and registered for the conference.

For more information about the 2020 OPHA Annual Conference & Meeting, please visit http://www.oregonpublichealth.org/opha-conference.