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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Columbia Professor to Receive David P. Rall Award at APHA Annual Meeting

In recognition of his outstanding contributions to public health through science-based advocacy, Dr. John S. Santelli, professor and chair of the Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health  at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, has been named recipient of the 2013 David P. Rall Award for Advocacy in Public Health from the American Public Health Association. Dr. Santelli is one of the nation’s leading researchers on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and will be honored at the APHA annual meeting in Boston, MA in November. The award is a tribute to Dr. David P. Rall, who brought scientific research to bear on policy-making and in environmental health and whose science-based advocacy advanced public health and prevention across many fields and in many forms.