The following prizes were awarded to faculty and students of the School of Public Health at Commencement:

Award for Excellence in Teaching
Elizabeth H. Bradley, Ph.D.

Dean’s Prize for Outstanding Thesis
Arvind Bakhru for “Smoking Cessation and Changes in the Acute Phase Response”

Pedram Fatehi for “Comparing the Predictive Value of Plasma Glucose Tests”

James Martin Kessler for “West Nile Disease: An Evaluation of the 2000 New York City Department of Health Active Physician-Based Surveillance System”

Martin David Slade for “Effect of DNA Vaccine and Granulocyte Macrophage-Colony Stimulating Factor on Cottontail Rabbit Papillomavirus Growth”

The Henry J. (Sam) Chauncey Jr. Inspiration Award(awarded by alumni of the Health Management Program to a student who exemplifies Mr. Chauncey’s ideals of innovation, integrity, leadership and community service)
Trisha Marie Lollo

The Courtlandt Van Rensselaer Creed Award
Angela Marcia Williams