Gen-Probe Joseph Public Health Award

Honors a distinguished microbiologist who has exhibited exemplary leadership and service in the field of public health. This award has been established in memory of J. Mehsen Joseph, Ph.D., who dedicated his life toward the advancement of both microbiology and public health.

Eligibility:
The nominee must be a microbiologist identified with public health. The recipient will be recognized for significant achievements in integrating the science of microbiology into the practice of public health and for promoting the importance of linking these two disciplines.

Award:
A cash prize of $2,500, a commemorative piece, and travel to the ASM General Meeting where the laureate will deliver the Gen-Probe Joseph Public Health Award lecture.

Deadline:
July 1.

Nominations:
Nominations will be considered without updating for three years. Self-nominations and more than one nomination per nominee will not be accepted. Only one nominating form and two supporting forms are accepted per nomination. The two supporters must be persons other than the nominator who are familiar with the nominee's qualifications and accomplishments. Only one of the three individuals involved in the nomination may be employed at the nominee's institution. The nominator and supporters must not share employers. Nominations must consist of the following:
 

 
ASM awards are granted at the discretion of award selection committees and may not be awarded every year. 
 

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