Contact: Brad Lifford
August 30, 2010
JOHNSON CITY – East Tennessee State University’s College of Public Health presented awards of excellence to faculty and staff members recently during its annual picnic at Rotary Park. More than 50 faculty and staff were in attendance.
Dr. Randy Wykoff, dean of the college, presented the awards and also recognized 13 retired faculty members from the college who attended.
The Teaching Award went to Mike McKamey, an instructor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology.
Dr. Jim Florence, interim chair and associate professor in the Department of Community Health, received the Service Award.
Dr. Joel Hillhouse, professor in the Department of Community Health, earned the Research Award.
The Staff Award went to Susan Austin, coordinator of Coordinated School Health in the Department of Community Health.
The Dean’s Recognition Award for an individual, given for outstanding contribution to the College of Public Health, went to Tim Baylor, assistant dean for public health practice and an instructor in the Department of Health Services Administration.
The Dean’s Recognition Award for a group went to the Research Development Committee, composed of Dr. Robert Pack, Dr. Amal Khoury, Dr. Kurt Maier, Dr. Ranjan Chakraborty and chaired by Hillhouse.
Wykoff also presented a Dean’s Recognition Award to members of the Coordinated School Health Evaluation team, which included Dr. Deborah Slawson, Robin Elolia, Sean Hoyle, David Hanson, Jean-Jacques Maury, Austin and Pack, as well as students from the college.