The Loretta P. Lacey MCH Academic Leadership Award
The 2016 Loretta P. Lacey Academic Leadership Award is awarded to Krista Casazza, PhD, RD, LD. Dr. Casazza is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Congratulations, Dr. Casazza!
The announcement was made via email to ATMCH members on Oct. 21, 2016 and on the ATMCH website. Dr. Casazza will be presented with a plaque.
To nominate an ATMCH member for the 2017 award, submit a letter of nomination & the nominee's curriculum vitae (CV), both of which must document the nominee's accomplishments & future potential in MCH scholarship & leadership. Letters of support are not necessary and nominations are due Sep. 15, 2017. Mail, fax, or email nomination letters & CVs to the ATMCH Coordinator:
Julie McDougal, MAE - Coordinator
Association of Teachers of Maternal & Child Health (ATMCH)
1720 2nd Avenue South - Ryals 310G
Birmingham, AL 35294-0022
All nominees must:
The Loretta P. Lacey MCH Academic Leadership Award (previously "The ATMCH Academic Leadership Award") was created in 1990 to recognize leadership in MCH education, research, policy development and/or advocacy. It was re-named the Loretta P. Lacey MCH Academic Leadership Award, or "Lacey Award", in 1995 after the death of Loretta Lacey, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago & leader in MCH education. All nominees will be scored on the evidence contained in their nominations of their active involvement in MCH work; active involvement in MCH education, research and/or practice; and demonstration of leaderhsip in MCH through education, research, or policy development.