OPHA AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2023 OPHA AWARD WINNERS!
OPHA 2023 Conference Chair, Mareyba Fawad praised the dedication and innovation demonstrated by the recipients, emphasizing their role as inspirations to the public health industry, and was honored to have them be recognized during the 2023 Annual Conference. She also extended gratitude to the Awards Selection Committee for their role in upholding the integrity and standards of OPHA's awards. View awards criteria here.
CONTRIBUTION TO THE FIELD OF PUBLIC HEALTH
VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD
Food on the Move
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
The Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education
JOAN K. LEAVITT, MD AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
MCH SECTION EXCELLENT
Jana Winfree, DDS, MPH
HEP SECTION OUTSTANDING HEALTH EDUCATION / PROMOTION PROGRAM
HOPE4YOUTH Impact Council
HEP SECTION OUTSTANDING HEALTH EDUCATION / PROMOTION GRAD STUDENT
Amy L McGehee, MS
The Oklahoma Public Health Association (OPHA) is committed to enhancing educational opportunities in public health. The Pam Rask Scholarship award will be given in honor of the late Pam Rask, who served as President of the OPHA from 2016-2018 and dedicated more than 30 years of her life to the field of public health. She was a true public health servant and had a passion for improving the health of her fellow Oklahomans.
OPHA takes applications for this student scholarship twice a year, in the summer and winter, and awards up to two OPHA member(s) enrolled full or part-time, post high school in the spring and/or fall. Applicants must be enrolled in a school that is sponsored by or accredited by an Oklahoma-based college or university. The amount to be awarded this Spring 2023 semester will be up to a total of $750.00 to be distributed plus one year of student membership.