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2020 Section Awards: Now seeking nominations!

The APHA Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) Section is now accepting nominations for our 2020 Section awards.
  1. The 2019 Carl S. Shultz Award for Lifetime Achievement
  2. The 2019 Felicia Stewart Advocacy Award
  3. The 2019 Outstanding Young Professional Award

Descriptions of the awards as well as a list of previous recipients are available here.

To nominate someone, please provide the following to Immediate Past Chair of the SRH Section, Dr. Angel M. Foster,, no later than August 7, 2020:

  • Name
  • Full contact information
  • Short bio of the nominee
  • Name of the specific award
  • 1-2 paragraphs describing why you believe the person you have nominated is deserving of the award
  • Copy of the nominee's CV (optional)

Please be sure to specify in the subject line of the email that this is a nomination. Self-nominations will be considered.

Celebration of the awardees will take place during the SRH Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, November 17.

2020 Student Stipend Awards: Now seeking application submissions!

Each year the SRH Section recognizes a number of exceptional students with student scholarships to defray the costs of participating in the annual conference. Student scholarship recipients exemplify the future of the sexual and reproductive health workforce. In 2020, the SRH Section will give awards of $250 each to enable two students to attend the virtual meeting.

Current undergraduate and graduate students in any field of study are encouraged to apply. In addition to attending the annual meeting, student scholarship recipients are expected to briefly share about their work (1-2 minutes) at the SRH Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, November 17. Preference is given to first time annual meeting attendees and those who are presenting at an oral or poster session.

To apply, please submit a complete application no later than 11:59 pm ET on Monday, August 10, 2020 at:

**Please note, you must be a current student in order to apply for an SRH Student Award.**

Awardees will be notified no later than Wednesday, August 26, 2020.

Please send any questions to

2020 SRH Poster Awards: Announcement coming soon