- 1970s - Steele
Robert E. Steele, M.P.H. ’71, Ph.D. ’75, president of the Association of Yale Alumni in Public Health (AYAPH), has received the 2006 Nathan Hale Award for his efforts in establishing a Nathan Hale Scholarship in 2006, which is being named the Association of Yale Alumni in Public Health Board Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to a student in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (EPH). Steele has made fundraising one of the top priorities of the AYAPH board. During his presidency Steele has ensured that the EPH Alumni Fund reaches its goal by writing letters, calling alumni, negotiating with major donors and contributing his own funds.