Honors and Awards

Distinguished Achievement Award

Each year the Rollins School of Public Health presents an award to an alumnus/a who has made an outstanding contribution in the field of public health. Given in recognition of a lifetime of career achievement, recipients exemplify dedication to the public health ideals of promoting health and preventing disease.

Matthew Lee Girvin Award

This award honors the memory of Matthew Girvin, '94 MPH IH, who died in January 2001 while serving on a United Nations surveying mission.

Other Awards and Honors Recognized by the School

The Rollins School of Public Health also recognizes the achievements of our students, alumni, faculty and community with such awards and honors as:  Charles R. Hatcher Jr., M.D. Award, Virginia S. DeHaan Lecture on Health Promotion and Education, Charles C. Shepard Graduate Symposium and Charles C. Shepard Award, etc.