Dean Burke wins John Snow Award for epidemiologic work

Dr. Donald S. Burke, dean of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and professor of health science and policy, has received the John Snow Award from the American Public Health Association and the Royal Society for Public Health.

The award, which annually recognizes an outstanding scientist for excellence in epidemiologic practice or research, was be presented to Burke on Nov. 12 in San Diego at the 2018 APHA annual meeting.  

Awardees are chosen for their contributions to the improvement of human health or substantial reduction in burden of disease through innovations in public health practice, based on clear epidemiologic foundations or implementation of epidemiologic approaches to the solution of health problems.

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