USF College of Public (COPH) was founded in July 1984. Over the years, our
graduates have gone on to make significant contributions to the field of public
health. The Outstanding Alumni Award recognizes COPH graduates who improve the
public’s health and do it exceedingly well.
must have earned an academic degree (BS, MHA, MPH, MSPH, PhD or DrPH) from the
COPH and not be currently employed by the college. Additionally, nominees must
have significant domestic or global impact in two or more of the following
- Teaching, scholarship and mentorship of health professionals
- Impact on the community, college, university or society
nominate someone for the Outstanding Alumni Award, please submit the following
scanned documents via one email to COPHAlumni@usf.edu
. All submissions will be acknowledged by email to the nominator.
nomination and supporting letters should not be longer than 400 words each and
should explicitly address the nominee's contributions to the field of public
health as referenced above. Acceptable nominators include professional
colleagues and university faculty. Self-nominations are not accepted
Outstanding Alumni Award is presented in Tampa during National Public Health
Week. Awardees will be notified by email or telephone by early February.
The nomination deadline is 11:59 p.m. on December 1. For more
information, contact COPHAlumni@usf.edu.
COPH 2022 Alumni Awardees—Dr. Lynette Menezes and Commander Lane Vause
COPH 2021 Alumni Awardees—Steven Chew, Thometta Cozart and Dr. Melissa Mercado
COPH 2020 Alumni Awardees—Drs. Tracey L.Koehlmoos, Abu-Sayeef Mirza and Kelly L. Sullivan
COPH 2019 Alumni Awardees—Danish Hasan, Gregory A. LaManna, and Dr. Pauline J. Rolle
2018 Alumni Awardees—Dr. Sharad Malavade and Candace Webb
COPH 2017 Alumni Awardees
COPH 2016 Alumni Awardee
COPH 2015 Alumni Awardees