SPHHS Recognizes Student Achievement at Annual Awards Ceremony

May 23, 2019

The School of Public Health and Health Sciences honored a group of nearly two dozen undergraduate and graduate students during the 2019 SPHHS Awards Celebration. Student award recipients were recognized for outstanding achievements in the classroom, in research, and through service to the community. The event was held in the Old Chapel on April 27, 2019.

View a photo gallery from the event on our Facebook page.

The award recipients in attendance can be found below:

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Kozma-Littleton Family Fund Scholarship
Nora Salo, Public Health Sciences

Elizabeth Woolrich Scholarship
Jenson Kaithamattam, Public Health Sciences

The Yablonski Fellowship Fund
Deanna Mazina, Health Promotion and Policy

Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology

David Hosmer Outstanding First-Year Student Award (Epidemiology)
Rebecca Costa, Biostatistics & Epidemiology

David Hosmer Outstanding Second-Year Student Award (Biostatistics)
Bing Miu, Biostatistics & Epidemiology

David Hosmer Outstanding Second-Year Student Award (Epidemiology)
Rebecca Goldberg, Biostatistics & Epidemiology
Kathryn Wagner, Biostatistics & Epidemiology

Department of Communication Disorders

Henry B. Peirce Service Award
Sarah Nagamine, Communication Disorders

Miriam P. Romo Award
Oneda Lalaj, Communication Disorders
Erin Lally, Communication Disorders

Gilbert C. Tolhurst Senior Scientist Award
Lindsey Tolan, Communication Disorders

Department of Kinesiology

Priscilla M. Clarkson Graduate Scholarship in Kinesiology
Sarah Burkart, Kinesiology
Jan Stenum, Kinesiology

Patty Freedson Undergraduate Health and Wellness Scholarship
Jake Ayisi, Kinesiology

Timothy Moynahan Award
William MacLeod, Kinesiology

Frank Rife Undergraduate Scholarship in Kinesiology
Christian Duplan, Kinesiology

Eric Sinacori Memorial Scholarship
Christian Duplan, Kinesiology

Department of Nutrition

Virginia A. Beal Undergraduate Scholarship
Jessica Holley, Nutrition

Virginia A. Beal Graduate Scholarship
Zoe Cummings, Nutrition

Alumni Association Scholarship Recipients

David R. Nunez ’03 Scholarship for Community Services
Althea Turley, Public Health Sciences

William Field Alumni Scholars
Maha Sheikh, Public Health Sciences
Colleen Ward, Communication Disorders

Senior Leadership Award
Alex White, Public Health Sciences

The SPHHS would like to acknowledge the following student scholarship recipients who are unable to attend the Awards Celebration:

  • Abosede Sarah Alli, William A. Darity Sr. Graduate Scholarship and The Stewart Fellowship
  • Nicolet Chapman, William Field Alumni Scholar
  • Alyssa Devlin, William Field Alumni Scholar
  • Charlie Gillon, Rouzier Family Pre-Health Professional Scholarship
  • Isabella Izidoro, John R. Schroeder Scholarship
  • Andrea Kooistra, Virginia A. Beal Graduate Scholarship
  • Xin Liu, UMass Amherst Greater Boston Alumni Network Scholarship
  • Anitha Machupalli, Helen S. Mitchell Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Rene Maserati, Helen S. Mitchell Graduate Scholarship
  • Klara Matouskova, Corinne A. Johnson Memorial Scholarship
  • Maria O’Donnell, William A. Darity Sr. Graduate Scholarship and Peter L. Pellett Graduate Scholarship
  • Madhuri Palnati, Diane J. Mundt Memorial Scholarship in Epidemiology
  • Kendall Paolella, William Field Alumni Scholar
  • Rebecca Plasse, Virginia A. Beal Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Sirui Qin, David Hosmer Outstanding First-Year Student Award
  • Rosalinda Sar, Virginia A. Beal Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Simon Sullivan, David Hosmer Outstanding Second-Year Student Award
  • Jianing Wang, Virginia A. Beal Graduate Scholarship