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Joan H. Tisch Legacy Project

The Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize

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.

2016 Tisch Prize Winner Thelma Dye, PhD, with Laurie M. Tisch and Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab.

2016 Tisch Prize Winner Thelma Dye, PhD, with Laurie M. Tisch and Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab.

2015 Tisch Prize Winners: Jane Eng, CEO of Charles B. Wang Community Health Center and Ann-Marie Louison with former NYC Commissioner of Public Health Tom Farley.

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: tischprize@hunter.cuny.edu.

Prize Recipients: