Recognizing 2018 Honorees & Scholarship Recipients

May. 2, 2018

The School of Community Health Sciences recognized and celebrated the achievements of its students, faculty, staff and community partners on April 29 at its annual honors ceremony:

Faculty Excellence Awards

Excellence in Teaching – Dr. Courtney Coughenour

Excellence in Research – Max Gakh, JD, MPH

Excellence in Service – Dr. Mark Buttner

Recognition Awards

Excellence in Assessment – Vivian Surwill

Outstanding Service to SCHS – Cameron Pfand

Rebels with a Cause Award – Allison Laney, Sherri Gorter

Campus Partnership Award – UNLV Career Services

Outstanding Alumni – Charles Bernick

Scholarship Awards

Guinan & Gerstenberger Scholarship – Karen Callahan, Sabina Malik

Stacy Darling Scholarship – Johanna Andrews

Public & Community Health Benefit – Amaris Knight

ACHE Scholarship – Maham Bhatti, Aulii Maeda

Guinan & Gerstenberger Internship Scholarship – Monica Sinha, Kacee Lundell

M. Chino Dissertation Scholarship – Philip Danquah

Joan Essex Internship Scholarship – Jocy-Anna Chevalier

Environmental and Occupational Health Awards

Outstanding Dissertation - Tanviben Patel

Outstanding MPH Thesis – Prescott Cheong

Outstanding Graduate Student – Karen Callahan, Xiangxue Xiao, Lawrence Sagadraca, Saruna Ghimire

Outstanding Undergraduate – Adugna Siweya

Outstanding Research (EOH) – Dr. Lung-Wen Chen

Outstanding Teaching (EOH) – Dr. Brian Labus

Outstanding Service (EOH) – Dr. Charles Regin

Outstanding Internship Partner – Trac-B Exchange

PhD Graduates – Aurora Buffington, Joseph Nickelsen, Tanviben Patel, Sanae El-Ibrahimi

Healthcare Administration and Policy Awards

Outstanding Graduate – Holly O’Brien

Outstanding Undergraduate – Victoria Vu

Outstanding Researcher (HCAP) – Dr. Josue Epane

Outstanding Teaching (HCAP) – Dr. Betty Burston

Outstanding Service (HCAP) – Kurt Houser

Outstanding Part-time Instructor – Barbara Fraser

Community Partner Award – ACHE, Nevada Chapter

Outstanding Service to HCA – Erin Rosenberg