Karen Denard Goldman Mentor Award 

This award recognizes a National SOPHE member in an academic or practice setting who has made a significant contribution to the preparation and/or performance of health educators and has successfully forged the link between practice and research.

Deadline for nominations: September 30, 2019


The Mentor Award recognizes SOPHE members who have distinguished themselves as outstanding mentors through:

  • Fostering the bridge linking research and practice.
  • Impacting professional development of others.
  • Implementing creative strategies for the mentoring process.

Nomination requirements

  • Complete online nomination.
  • Nomination letter by a SOPHE member in good standing who will coordinate the nomination process and present the award at SOPHE’s Annual Conference.
  • MeetingRecent resume or curriculum vitae of the nominee.
  • Letters of support from 3-5 individuals (need not be SOPHE members) who can speak to the mentor’s qualifications and the mentoring qualities of the nominee.

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