Professor Marizen Ramirez, MCOHS Director, was honored with awards from the University of Minnesota and the School of Public Health.
President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award
University of Minnesota
Established in 2013, the President’s Community-Engaged Scholar Award recognizes one faculty or P&A individual annually for exemplary engaged scholarship in his/her field of inquiry. It is the University’s highest recognition for exemplary scholarship incorporating University knowledge and resources with those of the public and private sectors to enrich scholarship, strengthen democratic values and civic responsibility, address critical societal issues, and contribute to the public good.
Leon S. Robertson Professorship in Injury Prevention
University of Minnesota School of Public Health
This Professorship is named for Dr. Leon S. Robertson, a nationally recognized leader in injury epidemiology and prevention. Dr. Robertson spent much of his career as a transportation injury epidemiology researcher on the faculties of Wake Forest, Harvard, and Yale universities and was able to achieve a positive impact on public health through his contributions in the area of injury prevention. The Professorship is awarded to recognize exceptional leadership in the injury field, and to foster injury prevention research, education, and public service programs in public health. Dr. Ramirez is the second recipient of the Leon S. Robertson Professorship. Dr. Susan Goodwin Gerberich, former MCOHS Director, was identified as the first Leon S. Robertson Professor in Injury Prevention in 2012.
Congratulations, Dr. Ramirez!