Recently, Public Health Madison and Dane County held their annual Public Health Awards at Olbrich Gardens. The Public Health Awards are intended to recognize community members who have made significant contributions and demonstrated exceptional commitment to promoting public health. Gloria Reyes, mayoral assistant, attended to present the awards on my behalf.
Congratulations to the below individuals and organizations who were this year's award recipients:
- Leadership Award: David Gundersen, DDS, MPH, Oral Health Coalition of Dane Co. and First Choice Dental
- Advocacy Award: Covering Kids and Families-Wisconsin
- Leadership Award: Jason Garlynd, MS, Vocational Horticulture Program at Oakhill Correctional Institution
- Distinguished Service Award: Randall Brown, MD, PhD, UW School of Medicine & Public Health, Department of Family Medicine
Our Madison community is very fortunate to have such dedicated community members and organizations diligently working to promote quality public health practices and remove access barriers for all residents.
Check out some photos of our winners below!