Awards

Cynthia DavisDr. Cynthia Davis Award for Outstanding Community Leadership and Advocacy in HIV/AIDS

The Dr. Cynthia Davis Award for Outstanding Leadership and Advocacy in HIV/AIDS is awarded to a current member of the HIV/AIDS Section who has made outstanding contributions in community driven leadership and advocacy in the field of HIV/AIDS. This award commemorates the legacy of Dr. Cynthia Davis who with nearly four decades of tireless passion, has worked to address the socio-structural barriers of HIV/AIDS among underserved and disenfranchised people of color and communities on local, national and international levels.

Successful candidates will be honored at the APHA Annual Meeting. Please nominate a current member of the HIV/AIDS section who has contributed to community driven leadership and advocacy in the field of HIV/AIDS. Please submit all materials, including letters of recommendation, via email by Oct. 21, 2021.

Each year, our Section gives out the following awards:

Excellence in Abstract Submission on an International Topic Award and Honorable Mention

Excellence in Abstract Submission Among All Presenters Award and Honorable Mention

Excellence in Abstract Submission Among New Investigator Award and Honorable Mention

Excellence in Abstract Submission Among Student APHA Members Award and Honorable Mention

HIV/AIDS Section Student Scholarship