Ida B. Wells Public Engagement Award

Ida B. Wells Submit a Nomination Past Winners The Ida B. Wells Public Engagement Award recognizes outstanding accomplishments by an individual, organization or partnership within the past 5 years for the successful translation of population health scientific research into service of the public good. Elements for successful translation of research to action include: (1) meaningful or significant research addressing a pressing population health problem, (2) partnerships and collaboration, (3) clear and effective communication, and appropriate dissemination channels, and (4) demonstration of impact. Selection of awardee(s) is based on the overall demonstrated strength of the nominees across the following criteria. Ideally, a successful nominee will demonstrate some degree of strength on each criterion, but strengths are expected to vary across the four criteria depending on the nature of the work being nominated. Significant or relevant research: Research methods used are sound and appropriate to the questions asked and population(s) engaged in the study, and research meaningfully addresses or studies a compelling population or community health problem. Collaboration: Demonstrates excellence in collaborating or forming partnerships between population health scientists and community groups, policymakers, or practitioners in designing, conducting, and/or interpreting research, so as to provide actionable solutions to improve population health or … Continue reading Ida B. Wells Public Engagement Award