AzPHA Annual Award Nominations Open

Each year at our Fall Conference & Annual Meeting the AzPHA recognizes persons who’ve made an outstanding contribution to public health in Arizona.  Our awards are named after people who have made career-long important contributions to public health and/or the AZ Public Health Association over the years.  You can visit our AzPHA website to see our past awardees.

Please take some time to nominate a colleague who has made a special contribution to public health! We have awards in several categories.  Below are summaries of the awards and links to the nominating forms. We’ll be recognizing our nominees and award winners at our 2019 Fall Conference and Annual Meeting on October 29, 2019.

Nominate Away using the links below!

The 2019 Senator Andy Nichols Honor Award honors those who have made outstanding contributions to public health policy.

The Cele Cohen Nursing Award was established for the purpose of recognizing the contributions of Cecelia Cohen to public health nursing.  This award is to recognize a public/community health nurse within Arizona that has made an outstanding contribution to public/community health.

The Harold B Woodward Award is given for work done for the advancement or betterment of the Arizona Public Health Association. Hard work, dedication, or any other contribution to the Association will be the guideline for the selection.

The Elsie Eyer CUP Award creates an opportunity to recognize persons or entities that have demonstrated a sustained effort in assuring the delivery of health services to underserved populations in Arizona.

The Lloyd E. Burton Scholarship is intended to attract students to careers that will improve the public’s health. The scholarship is in recognition of the late Lloyd E. Burton, Ph.D. for his sustained support of AzPHA and his efforts to encourage interest in professions that improve the public’s health.

Health Education Media Making Yearly Awards

Any health education or patient education material produced in Arizona by an Arizona resident(s) during August 2018 –August 2019 is eligible for a HEMMY award. Categories are for Professional Submissions, Grassroots Submissions, and for a Student (any category). Use this form to submit or nominate a person/organization for a 2019 HEMMY Award.

Past AzPHA Awardees By Category

Policymaker of the Year

Senator Andy Nichols Honor Award

Pete Wertheim Public Health Leadership Award

Public Health Research Award

Corporate Public Health Service Award

Corporate Public Health Service Award

AzPHA Scholarship Award

Cele Cohen Nursing Award

Elsie Eyer Commitment to Underserved People (CUP) Award

Harold B. Woodward Award


AzPHA Awards