The Elise Strang L'Esperance Prize in Public Health is awarded to a graduating female student who best reflects the attributes and values of Dr. L'Esperance, who served on the faculty of the Weill Cornell Medical College for over forty years. The winners among this year's graduating class are Josephine Cool and Stephanie Gold, who will split the Elise Strang L'Espercance Prize in Public Health.
The George G. Reader Prize in Public Health was endowed in 1992 by friends and colleagues of Dr. George G. Reader '43, who served as chairman of the Department of Public Health from 1972 to 1992. A cash prize is given to the graduating student who, in the judgment of the Department's faculty, shows the most promise in the field of public health. This year's George G. Reader Prize in Public Health is being shared by Daniel Kornberg and James Wang.