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Honors and Awards

Schoolwide Awards

Schoolwide Awards

Advising, Mentoring, and Teaching Recognition Awards

Since 1993, these awards have been given annually by the students of the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health in recognition of outstanding educational contributions to the School by various faculty and students. Biostatistics faculty and students who have been so honored are listed below:

  • 2017: Marie Diener-West
  • 2015: Elizabeth Stuart
  • 2010: Karen Bandeen-Roche, Elizabeth Stuart
  • 2008: Ciprian Crainiceanu
  • 2007: Ingo Ruczinski
  • 2006: Brian Caffo
  • 2005: Karen Bandeen-Roche, Constantine Frangakis
  • 2004: Frank Curriero, Mei-Cheng Wang
  • 2003: Aidan McDermott, Daniel Scharfstein
  • 2002: Giovanni Parmigiani
  • 2001: Karen Bandeen-Roche
  • 2000: Daniel Scharfstein
  • 1999: Charles Rohde, Richard Royall
  • 1997: Jeffrey Blume, Kung-Yee Liang
  • 1996: Marie Diener-West
  • 1995: Helen Abbey, Marie Diener-West, Richard Royall, Scott Zeger
  • 1994: Helen Abbey, Judith Cuthie, Marie Diener-West, Scott Zeger
  • 1993: Judith Cuthie, Marie Diener-West, Richard Royall
Delta Omega Public Health Honors Society, Alpha Chapter

The Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society is the national public health honor society. It aims to recognize and promote excellence in public health research, scholarship, and service for improvement of health of all people, worldwide. It is similar to Phi Beta Kappa, the honorary society for letters and sciences. Candidates for graduate degrees are selected in recognition of merit and excellence in their studies. A more limited number of faculty and alumni of public health graduate schools also can be nominated for membership. Nomination is on the basis of distinguished achievements in research, scholarship, and work that promotes the public's health.

Biostatistics faculty, students, and alumni to have been so honored are listed below:

Faculty Members
  • Karen Bandeen-Roche
  • Brian Caffo
  • Marie Diener-West
  • Alan Gittelsohn
  • Allyn Kimball
  • Lucy Meoni
  • Charles Rohde
  • Alan Ross
  • Richard Royall
  • James Tonascia
  • Mei-Cheng Wang
  • Scott Zeger
Students/Alumni
  • Agbessi Amouzou
  • Yutaka Aoki
  • Larry Brant
  • Qing Cai
  • Marco Carone
  • Kwun Chuen Gary Chan
  • Howard Chilcoat
  • Ted Colton
  • Paul Densen
  • Michele Donithan
  • Yu Du
  • Michal Engelman
  • Elizabeth Garrett-Mayer
  • Jonathan Gellar
  • Sarah Gray
  • Charles Hall
  • Hali Hambridge
  • John Hanfelt
  • Patrick Heagerty
  • Chanelle Howe
  • Ruthe Huang
  • William Huster
  • Young Kim
  • Morton Kramer
  • Justin Lessler
  • Jiangang Liao
  • Tianjing Li
  • Xin-Hua Liu
  • Yun Lu
  • Ellen MacKenzie
  • Laurence Magder
  • Diana Miglioretti
  • Lawrence Moulton
  • Edmond A. Murphy
  • Muzi Na
  • Bahjat Qaqish
  • Tianchen Qian
  • Rowland Rider
  • Mark Schactman
  • Jessica Schue
  • Russell Shinohara
  • Alice Sternberg
  • Matthew Tayback
  • Marie Thoma
  • Susan Tonascia
  • Chi Wang
  • Nae-Yuh Wang
  • Wenyi Wang
  • Brian Weir
  • Aozhou Wu
  • Yutaka Yasui
The Ernest Lyman Stebbins Medal

This award is given annually by the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health in recognition of outstanding contributions to the School. Biostatistics faculty members who have been so honored are listed below.

  • 2009: Ron Brookmeyer
  • 2007: Marie Diener-West
  • 1996: Scott Zeger
  • 1993: Alan Ross
  • 1986: Allyn Kimball
  • 1985: Helen Abbey
  • 1981: James Tonascia
The Golden Apple Award

Since 1971, this award has been given annually by the students of the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health in recognition of excellence in teaching. Biostatistics faculty members who have been so honored are listed below.

  • 2019: John McGready
  • 2018: Leah Jager
  • 2017: Marie Diener-West
  • 2016: John McGready
  • 2013: Marie Diener-West
  • 2012: John McGready
  • 2010: Karen Bandeen-Roche, Elizabeth Stuart
  • 2009: Marie Diener-West
  • 2008: John McGready, Brian Caffo
  • 2006: Scott Zeger
  • 2005: Marie Diener-West
  • 2004: John McGready and Ron Brookmeyer
  • 2003: James Tonascia
  • 2002: Scott Zeger
  • 2001: Marie Diener-West, John McGready
  • 2000: Bill Rising
  • 1999: Ron Brookmeyer
  • 1998: Marie Diener-West
  • 1997: Marie Diener-West
  • 1995: James Tonascia
  • 1994: Charles Rohde
  • 1991: Marie Diener-West
  • 1990: Judith Cuthie
  • 1989: Alan Ross
  • 1988: Scott Zeger
  • 1987: James Tonascia
  • 1985: Ron Brookmeyer
  • 1984: Helen Abbey
  • 1983: Alan Ross
  • 1979: Allyn Kimball
  • 1977: Helen Abbey
  • 1976: James Tonascia
  • 1975: Alan Ross
  • 1971: Helen Abbey
Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award

The Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards were announced in 2015 by the president, provost, and the deans of the University. The Catalyst and Discovery Awards make up a nine-year, $45 million initiative to support the creativity and collaborative spirit of the Johns Hopkins faculty. 

These grant awards of up to $75,000 support the promising research and creative endeavors of early career faculty with the goal of launching them on a path to a sustainable and rewarding academic career.

  • 2023: Stephanie Hicks
  • 2022: Kasper Hansen
  • 2017: Jeffrey Leek; Vadim Zipunnikov
  • 2016: Hongkai Ji
Staff Recognition Award

This award is given annually by the students of the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health in recognition of outstanding contributions to the School by various staff members. Biostatistics staff who have been so honored are listed below.

  • 2008: Patty Hubbard
  • 1999: Mark Chiveral
Teaching Assistant Recognition Awards

Since 2000, these awards have been given annually by the students of the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health in recognition of outstanding educational contributions to the School by various teaching assistants. Biostatistics department members who have been so honored are listed below.

  • 2015: Prasad Patil
  • 2011: Jeff Goldsmith
  • 2008: Brian Whitcomb
  • 2007: Ming An
  • 2005: Sorina Eftim and Elizabeth (Johnson) Colantuoni
  • 2003: Felicity (Boyd) Enders
  • 2000: John McGready

Awards Information

For more information, please contact Mary Joy Argo, Academic Administrator (phone: 410-614-4454; email: margo1@jhu.edu). View our past department Honors and Awards winners here.