The Loretta P. Lacey MCH Academic Leadership Award
The 2018 Loretta P. Lacey Academic Leadership Award goes to Lois McCloskey, DrPH, MPH!
Dr. McCloskey is an Associate Chair & Associate Professor in the Boston University School of Public Health Department of Community Health Sciences. She is also an Associate Professor in the Boston University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics. Congratulations, Dr. McCloskey!
The announcement (click to see) was made via email to ATMCH members on Oct. 24, 2018, on the ATMCH website & on the ATMCH Facebook page. Dr. McCloskey will be formally recognized & presented with a plaque at the ATMCH Greg Alexander Speed Networking Event at APHA on Sun. Nov. 11, 2018. The celebration will continue over dinner that evening at 6:30 pm PT at MaryJane's Diner in the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego. Email Julie McDougal by noon on Fri. Nov. 9th to learn more or join the celebration.
To nominate an ATMCH member for the 2019 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. 13, 2019. 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.