The Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize is a $10,000 award presented each year to an individual and a nonprofit organization in the New York metropolitan area for outstanding accomplishment in the field of urban public health.
About the Nominating Process:
The Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize was created to recognize one individual and one nonprofit organization in the New York metropolitan area for outstanding accomplishment in the field of urban public health. The nominee’s work should be focused upon improving urban public health in areas such as: reducing health disparities; obesity/diabetes/nutrition; chronic disease prevention and management; environmental health; HIV/AIDS; health problems associated with poverty; healthy aging; mental health; substance abuse and addiction; public health policy and advocacy; and access, financing, and quality of care.
Application instructions will be posted in early 2017. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2016 – Bloomingdale Aging in Place (BAiP), The Bronx Transitions Clinic (BTC), and Thelma Dye, Ph.D., Executive Director and CEO, Northside Center for Child Development
Thelma Dye, PhD, Executive Director and CEO, Northside Center for Child Development
2015 – Ann-Marie Louison and Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
Ann-Marie Louison, Co-Director of Adult Behavioral Health at the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES)
2014 – Sandra Hagan & Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
Sandra Hagan, Former Executive Director, Current Senior Advisor of The Child Center of NY
2013 – Turning Point for Women and Families, Independence Care System’s (ICS) Breast Cancer Screening Project for Women with Physical Disabilities, Robert Cordero
Robert Cordero, Executive Director of CitiWide Harm Reduction in the South Bronx,
2012 – LegalHealth and Mark Hannay (Metro New York Health Care for All Campaign)
Mark Hannay, Director, Metro NY Health Care for All Campaign
2011 – The Union Settlement Association and Dr. Melony Samuels (Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger)
Dr. Melony Samuels, Founder and Executive Director of Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger.