Congratulations to these students recognized at the annual Health Behavior Student Awards Celebration on May 8, 2018.

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Departmental Student Awards

Harriet Hylton Barr Memorial Scholarship  – Joanna Ramirez

Dorothy Fay Dunn Scholarship –  Erika Redding

Kathryn J. Kerr Memorial Scholarship – Leah Taraskiewicz

Lucy S. Morgan Fellowship – Juliana de Groot, Samantha Luu, Nastacia Pereira

Delta Omega Public Health Honorary Society, Induction to Theta Chapter – Emily Donovan, Emma Green, Julie Kafka,  Amanda Kotey, Claire Sadegzadeh and Parth Shah.

Lansky Family Scholarship – Brittany Schwartz

Outstanding Service Award – Brittany Schwartz

Recipients of Other Awards

Doctoral Students

Leslie Adams – AHRQ NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship in Health Services Research (Sheps), Graduate Student Opportunity Fund Award, NC TraCS 2K Pilot Grant

Nivedita Bhushan – Jo Anne L. Earp Travel Award, Natalie Blackburn, Jo Anne L. Earp Travel Award

Natalie Blackburn – Jo Anne L. Earp Travel Award

Elizabeth Chen – Forbes 30 Under 30 Award: Social Entrepreneurship

Seul Ki Choi – Surgeon General C. Everett Koop HIV/AIDS Research Grant, Provost’s Committee on LGBTQ Life at UNC

Dirk Davis – UNC-FHI 360 Research Fellowship, Jo Anne L. Earp Travel Award

Willa Dong – Pre-Dissertation Exploration Award, UNC Center for Global Initiatives

Venita Embry – Conference Scholarship Award, Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health, Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology Underrepresented Student Workshop

Ida Griesemer – Jo Anne L. Earp Travel Award

Anna Grummon – NICHD Population Studies Traineeship, American Society for Nutrition Emerging Leaders Award Finalist, Future Faculty Fellowship Program

Sarah Kowitt –  GEAB Impact Award: Making Key Connections Across Three Waves of a Youth Tobacco Survey

Rachel Kurtzman – Jo Anne L. Earp Travel Award

Cristina Leos – CAFE 100: 100 Exceptional Leaders Making a Difference, Forbes 30 Under 30 Award: Social Entrepreneurship

Chunyan Li – International AIDS Society Scholarship

Minh Nguyen – Caroline H. and Thomas S. Royster Fellowship

Elizabeth Orlan – Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship-Indonesia, Summer 2017, Jo Anne L. Earp Travel Award, NCI Cancer Research Training Award, Summer 2018

Cara Person – American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowship, Chancellor’s Doctoral Advancement Award, Graduate Tuition Incentive Scholarship, Jo Anne L. Earp Travel Award

Julianne Power – Cancer Outcomes Research Travel Award, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Jennifer Richmond – Graduate Tuition Incentive Scholarship, Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Research Scholar, Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology Underrepresented Student Workshop Fellowship

Parth Shah – 2018 Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award, Social Sciences

Tainayah Thomas – AHRQ NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship in Health Services Research (Sheps)

Deshira Wallace – AHRQ NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship in Health Services Research (Sheps), Chancellor’s Doctoral Candidacy Award, Jo Anne L. Earp Travel Award, Mellon Dissertation Fellowship, Institute for the Study of the Americas, NC TraCS 2K Pilot Grant

Belinda-Rose Young – Gillings Merit Award

Susannah Zietz – UNC Graduate School Off-Campus Dissertation Fellowship

Master’s Students

Cherese Beatty – Lettie Pate Whitehead Public Health Scholarship, Academic Year 2017-2018

Caroline Efird – Jo Anne L. Earp Travel Award; Graduate Student Transportation Grant from the UNC Graduate School; Summer Research Grant from theUNC Center for the Study of the American South

Megan Evans – Jo Anne L. Earp Travel Award

Emma Green – Jo Anne L. Earp Travel Award

Amanda Kotey – Carolina Center for Public Service Community Engagement Fellowship

Meagan Meekins – Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship -Portuguese, Academic Year 2017-2018

Alexandra Munson – 2017 Impact in Practice Award

Shelby Rimmler – Carolina Center for Public Service Community Engagement Fellowship

Margot Schein – David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship

Sarah Shaughnessy – Carolina Center for Public Service Community Engagement Fellowship

Hannah Tuttle – Jo Anne L. Earp Travel Award

Candace Vance – Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship -Portuguese, Academic Year 2017-2018

Hayley Welgus – Rotary World Peace Fellowship

Full list of awards from the UNC Gradauate School

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