The Outstanding Public Health Leader will be honored at an awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. at the Great Hall in Holloway Hall, Salisbury University, 1101 Camden Ave., Salisbury, MD. The celebration honors an outstanding individual in the area of public health and provides the public with information about public health and services provided for our community. A plaque will be presented to the selected individual and a perpetual plaque will remain on display at the Seth H. Hurdle Health Center.
EXAMPLES OF PUBLIC HEALTH CONTRIBUTIONS: (Examples only; others may apply.)Assess health status to identify community health problems.Diagnose and investigate health hazards in the community.Form community partnerships to identify and solve health problems (for example, APEXpH, or Assessment Protocol for Excellence in Public Health subcommittees that perform community needs assessments).Develop policies and plans to support individual and community health efforts.Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety.Provide or link people to needed personal health services and assure care is received when otherwise unavailable.Assure a competent public health and personal health care work force.Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility and quality of health services.Conduct research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.Improve existing or develop new systems of health care.