Alumni Awards 2019

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Minimize Annual Alumni Awards AND RECOGNITION Dinner

Awardees will be honored at a reception, dinner, and awards ceremony at the University Club in Oakland on May 10. 

FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2019
6 p.m. reception, 6:30– 8:30 p.m. dinner & ceremony 
University Club, 123 University Place, Pittsburgh

2019 Alumni Honorees

25th AND 50th ANNIVERSARY RECOGNITIONS

for the classes of 1969 and 1994 

DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI AWARDS

  • For Practice: Herman Gibb, PhD, MPH (EOH ’74)
  • For Research: Kevin Kip, PhD (EPI ’98), MSPH, MS
  • For Teaching and Dissemination: Thomas Songer, PhD (EPI ’90), MPH (EPI ’86), MSc

THE MARGARET F. GLONINGER SERVICE AWARD

  • Jamie Sokol, MPH (BCHS ’07)

EARLY CAREER EXCELLENCE AWARD

  • Kamil Barbour, PhD (EPI ’10), MS (BIOS ’11), MPH
  • Annie Nagy, MPH (IDM ’10), MA

DELTA OMEGA INITIATES

  • Jason Flatt, PhD (BCHS ’13), MPH
  • Inmaculada Hernandez, PhD (HSRP ’16), PharmD, MS
  • Wendy King, PhD (EPI ’04)
  • Caterina Rosano, MD, MPH (EPI ’03)
  • Jian-Min Yuan, MD, PhD, MPH
Online registration has closed for this event. Contact Jill Ruempler at ruempler@pitt.edu or 412-383-8849 with any questions.

Alumni Awards Questions?

Jennifer Sciullo
alumni coordinator
jennifer.alison@pitt.edu
412-648-9725

Delta Omega Initiation

During the annual alumni awards event, new alumni honor society members are inducted into the Pitt Public Health Omicron Chapter of  Delta Omega.

These initiates are models for future graduates in their contributions to the practice of public health. Nominations for alumni inductees are accepted each year.

Recent Alumni Awardees

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Gibb: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award for Practice 

Gibb: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award for Practice

Now president of Gibb Epidemiology Consulting, Herman Gibb (EOH ’74) has more than 35 years of experience in health risk assessment and has provided expert consultation to a variety of international and national clients. He chairs the World Health Organization (WHO) Foodborne Epidemiology Reference... (04/22/2019)
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Kip: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award for Research 

Kip: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award for Research

Kevin Kip (EPI ’98) is a Distinguished Health Professor at the University of South Florida College of Public Health as well as an epidemiologist with 18 years of research experience on federally funded and industry-sponsored studies. He is a methodologist with expertise in a wide range of health di... (04/22/2019)
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Songer: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award for Teaching and Dissemination 

Songer: 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award for Teaching and Dissemination

Thomas Songer (EPI ’86, ’90) is an assistant professor and the director of doctoral programs in the Department of Epidemiology at Pitt Public Health. Consistently one of the most highly rated teachers in the school, he is the primary instructor for graduate courses in injury epidemiology and injury... (04/22/2019)
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Sokol: 2019 Margaret F. Gloninger Service Award 

Sokol: 2019 Margaret F. Gloninger Service Award

Jamie Sokol (BCHS ’07) currently serves as an administrator for workforce development and training at the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD). In this role she is responsible for ensuring quality internships and other experiential learning opportunities for Pitt Public Health students, includ... (04/22/2019)
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Barbour: 2019 Early Career Excellence Award 

Barbour: 2019 Early Career Excellence Award

Kamil Barbour (BIOST ’11, EPI ’10) is an epidemiologist with the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion for the CDC, currently serving as team lead of the State Chronic Disease Epidemiology Assignee Program. In this hand-selected role, he supervises four senior-level ... (04/22/2019)
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Nagy: 2019 Early Career Excellence Award 

Nagy: 2019 Early Career Excellence Award

Annie Nagy (IDM ’10) is the maternal and child health program administrator at the Allegheny County Health Department where she uses current public health science and evidence-based practices to manage the weC.A.R.E. and Healthy Families Allegheny programs. Nagy analyzes health information to assis... (04/22/2019)
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