Melinda S. Meade Distinguished Scholarship Award in Health and Medical Geography

Nominations Deadline: March 15th 2020

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 Special Award Session of HMGSG at the AAG annual meeting the year after (2021) receiving the Award.

Michael Emch (University of North Carolina) received this award in 2019
Robin Kearns (The University of Auckland) received this award in 2018.
Mark Rosenberg (Queens University, Kingston, Ontario) received this award in 2017.
Mei-Po Kwan (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) received this award in 2016.
Sara McLafferty (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) received this award in 2015.

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 Kevin Matthews (kev.matthews@gmail.com) by March 15th, 2020. Nominations will be evaluated by the HMGSG board. Nominees do not have to be members of HMGSG.

Thank you!