2023 Public Health Awards

Public health professionals and health care workers across Arizona are performing extraordinary services to our community. Please take a few minutes to share those stories and others so that we may recognize them appropriately at our 2022 Arizona Public Health Awards to be held:

Thursday, October 26, 2023

5:00pm – 8:30pm

University Club of Phoenix
39 E Monte Vista, Phoenix, AZ 85004

Tickets are only $60 and includes food and drinks

Award Categories

Please take a moment to view the categories and submit your entries by September 15

1. Policy Maker of the Year

This award is given annually to an individual or organization that works to create policy that improves public health in Arizona. The recipient is selected by the AzPHA Public Policy Committee and this award category is not open for public nominations.

2. Senator Andy Nichols Honor Award

The Senator Andy Nichols Award honors those who have made outstanding contributions to public health throughout their career. The award is primarily for contributions to public health in Arizona but may be granted to any resident or former resident of Arizona who has made a significant contribution to public health elsewhere.

3. Pete Wertheim Public Health Leadership Award

Pete Wertheim Public Health Leadership Award recognizes an individual who demonstrates exemplary leadership and goes above expectations to address public health needs or challenges and exemplifies innovative approaches to improving public health in Arizona.

4. Public Health Research Award

Public Health Research Award This award recognizes an individual or team whose research contributes to the advancement of public health science and/or practice in Arizona.

5. Alida Montiel Indigenous Health & Advocacy Award (New)

Recognizing an outstanding advocate for the health and wellbeing of Arizona Native Americans and Indigenous communities.

6. Rising Public Health Champion (New)

This award will recognize an early career (under 10 years) in public health making a lasting impact.

7. Health Education Award

Health Education Award recognizes the creation of outstanding health education or patient education materials. Any health education or patient education material produced in Arizona by an Arizona resident(s) within the last year is eligible. Award categories are Governmental and Nongovernmental.

Make a Nomination

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2023 AzPHA Public Health Awards