Martha May Eliot Award Committee

The committee focuses on selection the Martha May Eliot Award winner. Committee members include one member from the Maternal and Child Health Section (not nominated by the Section). The other members come from other Sections having strong identification with maternal and child health. The Award Winner serves on the committee for one year.

In 2018 the Committee will have two open positions available for two-year terms.

Responsibilities of the Committee

The activities of the Martha May Eliot Award Committee are to share the Call for the Martha May Eliot Award Nomination with their colleagues, reviewing nominations and meet via conference call to select the award winner.

Current Members

Larry K. Olsen, DrPH, MCHES — Chair
Term Expires 2018

Maxine Hayes, MD, MPH — 2017 Award Recipient
Term Expires 2018

JoAnne Fischer, MSS
Term Expires 2018

Staff Liaison: Deborah Dillard, 202-777-2442

APHA Policy on Executive Session (PDF)