Bios Announces James E. Grizzle Alumni Award Recipient

The 2012 Foard Lecture and Bios Alumni Day was held on Tuesday, April 17 at the Friday Center.  As in past years, the department hosted a social at 3:30 PM followed by a seminar presentation by the winner of the James E. Grizzle Alumni Award from 4:00 to 5:30 PM.

Dr. William K. Pan, MS (1999) and DrPH (2003), is the 2012 recipient of the James E. Grizzle Distinguished Alumni Award. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Global Environmental Health at Duke University. He holds a joint appointment at DGHI and the Nicholas School of Environment, and is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of International Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Pan will be presenting a lecture following the awards ceremony titled “Development of an Early Warning System for Malaria in the Amazon”


Other students receiving awards were:
  • Dr. Yijuan Hu – Barry H. Margolin Award for excellence in doctoral research in Biostatistics
  • Ms. Xiaoxi Liu – Elandt-Johnson award – Best Biostatistics Master’s paper
  • Mr. Hojin Yang – Max Halperin Scholarship Award in Biostatistics
  • Mrs. Tracy Nolen & Dr. Yimei Li – The Kupper Dissertation Publication Award
Delta Omega Award recipients:
  • Delta Omega Undergraduate Award: Douglas Wilson <div”>
  • Delta Omega Graduate Awards: Drs. Laura Farnan, Christoph Hornik, Zhaowei Hua, and Yingqi Zhao
  • Delta Omega Service Award: Joe Rigdon
  • Delta Omega Academic Excellence Award: Lu Mao
  • Delta Omega Alumni Award: Dr. Douglas Taylor
  • Delta Omega Faculty Awards: Dr. Michael Hudgens