2011 Tisch Community Health Prize Ceremony

2011 Tisch Community Health Prize Ceremony

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New York, NY (June 22, 2011) – Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab announced that the Union Settlement Association and Dr. Melony Samuels of Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger are the recipients of the inaugural Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize. The newly established prize, presented on June 22nd at Hunter College’s Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, will be administered by the Hunter College Foundation and is earmarked for a not-for-profit organization and individual for distinguished accomplishment in the field of urban public health.

The winners were chosen by a committee composed of Hunter College faculty and representatives from the health policy and advocacy communities and will each receive a prize of $10,000.

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