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Award for Excellence in Program Innovation

Archstone Foundation
Jun 8, 2020

Irena Pesis-Katz, PhD


The Award for Excellence in Program Innovation honors innovative best practice models in the field of health and aging, and provides recognition and an opportunity to highlight the work at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association.

Programs should show:

  1. Creativity in project design
  2. Documented outcomes and benefits for adults 65 and older
  3. Replication potential
  4. Evidence of collaboration and partnerships

The winner is expected to attend the Aging and Public Health Section Awards Ceremony at the APHA Annual Meeting on October 26, 2020 in San Francisco, California.


Programs that effectively link academic theory to applied practice in the field of public health and aging are eligible for nomination. Nominees should also have documented results. Preference will be given to nominees who have not received prior awards or special recognition.

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The winner receives a $1,000 award to assist with travel expenses to attend the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association.

Application process

Links to the call for nominations and the nomination form are available on the program website.

Email the completed nomination package to Irena Pesis-Katz, PhD.

Tagged as
Aging and aging-related services · Elderly population · Public health

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