The Loretta P. Lacey MCH Academic Leadership Award
The 2017 Loretta P. Lacey Academic Leadership Award is awarded to Daniel A. Enquobahrie, Phd, MPH, MD. Dr. Enquobahrie is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology; Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Health Services; and Director of the Center of Excellence in MCH Education, Science & Practice at the University of Washington. Congratulations, Dr. Enquobahrie!
The announcement (click for more information) was made via email to ATMCH members on Oct. 16, 2017 and on the ATMCH website. Dr. Enquobahrie will be presented with a plaque at the ATMCH Greg Alexander Speed Networking Breakfast at APHA and celebrated over lunch on Nov. 5, 2017.
To nominate an ATMCH member for the 2018 award, submit a letter of nomination & the nominee's curriculum vitae (CV), both of which must document the nominee's accomplishments & future potential in MCH scholarship & leadership. Letters of support are not necessary and nominations are due Sep. 15, 2018. Mail, fax, or email nomination letters & CVs to the ATMCH Coordinator:
Julie McDougal, MAE - Coordinator
Association of Teachers of Maternal & Child Health (ATMCH)
1720 2nd Avenue South - Ryals 310G
Birmingham, AL 35294-0022
All nominees must:
The Loretta P. Lacey MCH Academic Leadership Award (previously "The ATMCH Academic Leadership Award") was created in 1990 to recognize leadership in MCH education, research, policy development and/or advocacy. It was re-named the Loretta P. Lacey MCH Academic Leadership Award, or "Lacey Award", in 1995 after the death of Loretta Lacey, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago & leader in MCH education. All nominees will be scored on the evidence contained in their nominations of their active involvement in MCH work; active involvement in MCH education, research and/or practice; and demonstration of leadership in MCH through education, research, or policy development.