Champions of Public Health


2015 Champions pose with their awards.  From left: R. Reed Fraley, Katelyn Coan, Dr. Pat Gabbe, Dean William Martin.

Nominate a Champion of Public Health for the 2016 awards through September 4th!


Congratulations to the 2015 Champions of Public Health Award recipients. These individuals and organization personify the mission of the College of Public Health to advance knowledge and improve lives in Ohio. 

Community Leader Award
Mary DiOrio, MD, MPH '00, medical director and state epidemiologist, Ohio Department of Health

Public Health Practitioner Award
Katelyn Coan, M.Ed., CHES, Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) Grant Coordinator at the Lake County General Health District

Public Health Organization Award

Franklin Banks, William R. Gemma Distinguished Alumnus Memorial Award
Commander Michael Cassady MSC, USN, MPH '01, Medical Service Corps, United States Navy

Dean's Award
Reed Fraley, MHA '75, chief operating officer, PrimaryOne Health

For a complete list of past Champions of Public Health awards recipients, click here. 

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