The Technology Award

 

This award recognizes individuals or groups who have distinguished themselves by applying innovative, non-commercial technology in health education that can be broadly disseminated and has the potential to make a significant impact in health education practice. 

Applications are accepted every fall. 

The award is presented at the Awards Celebration during SOPHE’s Annual Conference.

Nomination requirements:

  • Nomination letter by a SOPHE member in good standing who will coordinate the nomination process and present the award at the Annual Meeting. Nominee does not have to be a SOPHE member
  • Resume(s) or curriculum vita(e) of the individual(s) who developed or applied the technology
  • Letters of support from 2-3 individuals (need not be SOPHE members) who can speak to the impact the technology has had on the field of health education and/or health outcomes

Required elements for nomination and support letters:

  • Type of technology used or developed (if it is a novel technology include necessary information to familiarize the reader to the innovation)
  • Brief description of the technology’s application to health education practice and outcomes. If the technology is a strategy to remediate a health problem, explain this process 
  • Dissemination (actual or planned) of the technology
  • Implications for potential impact by the technology in health education practice and recommendations for future use
Nomination instructions:

Nomination materials must be received by the SOPHE office by 11:59 pm EST on November 2, 2016

Nomination materials should be assembled by the nominator and submitted as a single PDF document. Free online tools to convert a document to pdf: smallpdf.comandpdfmerge.com

Nomination checklist:
  • Nomination letter (including required elements) from SOPHE member
  • Recent resume or curriculum vitae of the nominee
  • If selected, nominator will attend the SOPHE Annual Meeting Awards Celebration
  • 2-3 letters of support

Questions? Please contact bjohnson@sophe.org

Awards are recommended by the SOPHE Awards Committee and approved by the Executive Committee.

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