APHA Disability Section Call for 2013 Awards Nominations

January 21, 2013

Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution through scholarship, teaching, practice and/or advocacy to advance the health and quality of life of people with disabilities?  Do you know an especially dedicated student?  If you do, now is the time to nominate him or her for one of the 2013 APHA Disability Section Awards. Join us in honoring those who have made significant contributions to the field of disability within the context of public health. Students are encouraged to nominate a fellow student or mentor.  The Disability Section offers the following awards: 1) Lifetime Achievement, 2) Allan Meyers, 3) New Investigator, 4) Student Member, and 5) Advocacy.

For further information and to obtain a nomination form, please contact Adriane Griffen, APHA Disability Section Awards Committee Chair, at agriffen@aucd.org with the words "Awards Nomination Form Request" in the email subject line. The deadline for nominations is 5pm ET Wednesday, April 10, 2013. The winners will be presented with their awards at the 2013 APHA Annual Meeting in Boston during the Disability Section Business and Awards Meeting.