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David P. Rall Award for Advocacy in Public Health


The David P. Rall Award for Advocacy in Public Health is awarded to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to public health through science-based advocacy. Priority shall be given to recognize individuals at mid-career whose accomplishments have advanced prevention through policy change. The area of consideration for the Rall Award is international in scope, and nominees may include those working in a government agency, academic institution, or non-profit organization.

The award is a tribute to David P. Rall, MD, PhD, who brought scientific research to bear on policy making in environmental health and whose science-based advocacy advanced public health and prevention across many fields and in many fora. The prize is endowed by the Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning and made possible by the contributions of scores of individuals and organizations inspired by Dr. David Rall’s life work.