Martha May Eliot Award Committee

The committee focuses on selection the Martha May Eliot Award winner. Committee members include one member from the Maternal and Child Health Section (not nominated by the Section). The other members come from other Sections having strong identification with maternal and child health. The Award Winner serves on the committee for one year.

In 2021 the Committee will have two open positions available for two-year terms.

Responsibilities of the Committee

The activities of the Martha May Eliot Award Committee are to share the Call for the Martha May Eliot Award Nomination with their colleagues, reviewing nominations and meet via conference call to select the award winner.

Current Members

Pamela M. Aaltonen, PhD, RN - 2021 Chair
Term Expires: Annual Meeting 2022

Claire Brindis, DrPH, MPH - 2020 Award Recipient
Term Expires: Annual Meeting 2021

Paul A. Freeman, DrPH, MBBS, MHP-ED
Term Expires: Annual Meeting 2021

Joseph Telfair, DrPH, MSW, MPH, FRSP
Term Expires: Annual Meeting 2021

helle Morse, MD, MPH
Term Expires: Annual Meeting 2022

Staff Liaison: Deborah Dillard, 202-777-2442

APHA Policy on Executive Session (PDF)