R. Brick Lancaster Community Health Internship Award
This award, given for the first time in 2018, will support a student who during his/her internship will conduct a health education and health promotion project that addresses a significant public or school health issue identified by a public health department or community agency.
The competitive internship includes:
- A stipend of $2,000 to work a minimum of 180 hours or work a semester-long, full-time internship toward the pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate health education degree
- One-year SOPHE student membership
- An opportunity to present the results of the project completed during their internship at a SOPHE Annual Conference/Advocacy Summit and/or publication in one of SOPHE’s peer-reviewed journals
Brick Lancaster, CHES, was a practitioner who worked for several decades at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and helped champion the link between research and public health practice.