Distinguished Fellow Award

The award recognizes individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to SOPHE and the profession of health education or public health.

Deadline for Nomination: Annual fall application period

The award is presented at the awards celebration during SOPHE’s Annual Conference.

Nomination Requirements:

  • Nomination form and letter by a SOPHE member in good standing who will coordinate the nomination process and present the award at the annual conference
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae of the nominee
  • Letters of support from seven (7) additional SOPHE members. In the nomination and support letters, please provide evidence, examples, documentation, and/or information about the nominee:
    • Significant contributions to health education
    • Creative or exceptional nature of these contributions
    • Professional recognition (honors/awards, special appointments, offices held, research, writing, etc)
    • Results and impact of the nominee’s work
    • Leadership within SOPHE
    • Continuing worth of the nominee’s contribution to health education, SOPHE, and public health

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