Each year the medical student recipients of the Public Health Prizes (which they receive during commencement) get their photos posted on the department’s website with a description of the prizes. This year’s winners and the descriptions are as follows:
Sasha Hernandez and Anna McKenney will share the Elise Strang L’Esperance Prize in Public Health, awarded to the female student(s) in the graduating class who best reflects the attributes and values of Dr. L’Esperance, who served on the faculty of Cornell University Medical College for over forty years.
Eric Kutscher and Paul H. McClelland will share the George G. Reader Prize in Public Health, which was endowed in 1992 by friends and colleagues of Dr. George Reader (’43), who served as Chairman of the Department of Public Health from 1972 to 1992. A cash prize is given to the graduating students who, in the judgement of the Department’s faculty, show the most promise in the field of public health.
Congratulations to this year's winners!