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The awards process is the single most important means that WPHA has for recognizing those who have made significant contributions to public health in Wisconsin. Awards can be nominated at any time throughout the course of the year, but will be presented during the Annual Public Health Conference, Public Health in Practice, or a regional event (or other coordinated event in the year). Please fill out the Nomination Form below. The deadline for the 2019 Nominations is April 5, 2019.

Questions regarding the awards process or criteria for selection may be directed to either of the Awards Committee co-chairs.

Please view Awards Descriptions here.

Awards Committee co-chairs
: Kirsten Johnson or Deb Lindemann.


 
Congratulations to the 2018 Awards Recipients

 

Presidential Citation

David Pluymers
Rock County Public Health Department



Excellence in Public Health Research Award

Jennifer Woo
UW-Milwaukee, Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health


Excellence in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Julie Preder
Washington-Ozaukee County Health Department



Excellence in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Amanda Wisth
Washington-Ozaukee County Health Department


 

Distinguished Service to Public Health

Deb Lindemann
St. Croix County Health Department


Carol Graham Lifetime Achievement Award

Gretchen Sampson
Polk County Health and Human Services





Spirit of Public Health Award

Ruby Dow



Spirit of Public Health Award
Patricia Guhleman



Distinguished Service to Public Health

Jeffrey Davis
Posthumous, Formerly Wisconsin Division of Public Health

 


Excellence in Public Health Media Award

Ken Krall
WXPR

 


 

Excellence in Public Health Media Award

James Fitzhenry
USA Today NETWORK - Wisconsin

 

Legislator of the Year Award

Rep Paul Tittl

 

Legislator of the Year Award

Rep Gordon Hintz


 

Legislator of the Year Award

Rep Luther Olson 

 



» 2016 Award Winner Bios

» 2015 Award Recipients

» 2014 Award Recipients 

» 2013 Award Recipients

» Past Award Recipients

Awards Nomination Form

 

Please enter information only on the nominee below








Please fill out the nominator information below


Be very specific and provide detailed information below as to how the nominee meets the criteria. Supporting documentation can also be submitted.

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