Melinda S. Meade Distinguished Scholarship Award in Health and Medical Geography

Melinda S. Meade Distinguished Scholarship Award in Health and Medical Geography

Call for Nominations:

Deadline: February 28, 2015

The Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group (HMGSG) of the AAG is accepting nominations for the Melinda S. Meade Distinguished Scholarship Award in Health and Medical Geography. The Award seeks to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the advancements of health and/or medical geography research. Contributions recognized by the Award are broadly conceived, including contributions to all specializations and perspectives in health and/or medical geography.

Recipients of the Award will be invited to present a Distinguished Health and Medical Geography Lecture at the AAG annual meeting the year after receiving the Award.

If you are interested in nominating a person for this award, please submit a nomination letter documenting the nominee’s contributions to and impact on health and/or medical geography and a copy of the nominee’s CV, preferably in PDF format, to Mei-Po Kwan (mpk654@nullgmail.com) by February 28, 2015. Nominations will be evaluated by the HMGSG board. Nominees do not have to be members of HMGSG.