Category Archives: Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations: Emerging Scholar Award in Health and Medical Geography

Emerging Scholar Award in Health and Medical Geography

Call for Nominations

Deadline: March 7, 2015

The Health and Medical Geography Specialty Group (HMGSG) of the AAG is accepting nominations for the Emerging Scholar Award in Health and Medical Geography. The Award seeks to recognize early career scholars who show significant potential for distinguished scholarship in health and/or medical geography. Early career scholars who are in their 2nd-8th years of receiving their Ph.D. degree from an accredited degree program at the time of the 2015 AAG meeting are eligible for the Award.

Recipients of the Award may be invited to present an Emerging Scholar in 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 describing the nominee’s potential for distinguished scholarship and promise for impacting the future development of 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 March 7, 2015. Nominations will be evaluated by the HMGSG board. Nominees do not have to be members of HMGSG.

Call for Nominations: 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.