Excellence in Teaching Award
The UTHealth School of Public Health Academic Council gives an annual award for Excellence in Teaching. It is presented to two faculty members or teams who have made exemplary contributions to the UTHealth School of Public Health educational mission.
2017 R. Sue Day, Ph.D. and Catherine Troisi, Ph.D.
2016 Deanna Hoelscher, Ph.D. and Michael Swartz, Ph.D.
2015 George Delclos, M.D. and David Lairson, Ph.D.
2014 Pamela Diamond, Ph.D., and Christine Markham, Ph.D.
2013 Wenyaw Chan, Ph.D., and Margaret Caughy, Sc.D.
2012 Stephen Linder, Ph.D., and Beatrice Selwyn, Sc.D.
2011 Jan Risser, Ph.D., Linda Lloyd, Ph.D., and Larry Whitehead, Ph.D.
Research Mentoring Award
UTHealth School of Public Health Research Council annually recognizes a research mentor-mentee pair that has made significant progress towards establishing the mentee as an independent investigator. Division directors nominate one mentor-mentee pair for the Research Mentoring Award.
2017 Alanna Morrison, Ph.D. and Bing Yu, Ph.D.
2016 Kay Bartholomew, Ed.D. and Linda Highfield, Ph.D.
2015 Deanna Hoelscher, Ph.D. and Sandra Evans, Ph.D.
2014 David Lairson, Ph.D., and Suja Rajan, Ph.D.
2013 Susan Tortolero, Ph.D., and Melissa Peskin, Ph.D.
2012 Laura Mitchell, Ph.D., and Philip Lupo, Ph.D.
2011 Cheryl Perry, Ph.D., and Melissa Stigler, Ph.D.
Excellence In Service Award
The Practice Council presented the inaugural Award for Excellence in Service. This award will be presented to faculty members who have made a continuous commitment to community service on behalf of UTHealth School of Public Health.
2017 Steven Kelder, Ph.D. and Shreela Sharma, Ph.D.
2016 Sandra Evans, Ph.D. and Sheryl McCurdy, Ph.D.
2015 Louis Brown, Ph.D. and Michael Businelle, Ph.D.
2014 Chuck Begley, Ph.D., and Kristi Mena, Ph.D.
2013 Deanna Hoelscher, Ph.D., and Cathy Troisi, Ph.D.
2012 Belinda Reininger, Dr.P.H., and Andrew Springer, Dr.P.H.
UTHealth School of Public Health Student Association Awards
The McGovern Award for Excellence in Teaching
2012-2013 Pamela Diamond, Ph.D.
2011-2012 Elizabeth Gammon, Ph.D.
2010-2011 Beatrice J. Selwyn, Sc.D.
2009-2010 Elizabeth Gammon, Ph.D.
2008-2009 J. Kay Dunn, Ph.D.
2007-2008 Xianglin L. Du, Ph.D.
2006-2007 J. Kay Dunn, Ph.D.
2005-2006 Lowell E. Sever, Ph.D.
2004-2005 Ann L. Coker, Ph.D.
2003-2004 Susan Tortolero, Ph.D.
2002-2003 J. Kay Dunn, Ph.D.
2001-2002 Karen J. Goodman, Ph.D.
2000-2001 Sharon Cooper, Ph.D.
1999-2000 Lowell E. Sever, Ph.D.
1998-1999 Stephen Linder, Ph.D.
1997-1998 Elizabeth Heitman, Ph.D.
1996-1997 Beatrice J. Selwyn, Sc.D.
1995-1996 Richard B. Shekelle, Ph.D.
1994-1995 Mary Ann Smith, Ph.D.
1993-1994 Asha Kapadia, Ph.D.
1992-1993 Lu Ann Aday, Ph.D.
1991-1992 J. Fred Annegers, Ph.D.
1990-1991 Beatrice J. Selwyn, Sc.D.
1989-1990 Ronald N. Forthofer, Ph.D.
1988-1989 Alfonso Holguin, M.D., M.P.H.
1987-1988 Carl H. Slater, M.D., M.Ed.
1986-1987 C. Morton Hawkins, Sc.D.
1985-1986 Alfonso Holguin, M.D., M.P.H.
1984-1985 Michael Decker, Ph.D.
The James Emerson Award for Outstanding Teaching Assistant
2016 Tasnuva Rashid
2012 Dhaval Desai, M.B.B.S.
2011 Hari Sagiraju, M.D., M.P.H.
The following faculty members have been honored with Professor Emeritus status for their years of research and teaching excellence given to UTHealth School of Public Health.
Guy S. Parcel, Ph.D. (2013)
C. Morton Hawkins, M.P.H., Sc.D. (2000)
Asha S. Kapadia, Ph.D. (2010)
George R. Kerr, M.D. (2004)
William J. Schull, Ph.D. (1998)
Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences
Alfonso H. Holguin, M.D., M.P.H. (2004)
Marcus M. Key, M.D. (1996)
Management, Policy and Community Health
Lu Ann Aday, Ph.D. (2007)
M. David Low, M.D., Ph.D. (2005)
Pauline Vaillancourt Rosenau, Ph.D. (2013)