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UK College of Public Health celebrates "Legends and Leaders" recipients

May 19, 2022

Each year, on behalf of the Dean Donna K. Arnett, the University of Kentucky's College of Public Health honors two individuals each for the Public Health Legend, Distinguished Alumni Leader, and Promising Alumni Leader awards.

 

Formerly known has Hall of Fame, Legends and Leaders recognizes individuals and alumni for their outstanding achievements and contributions in public health, or who are defining a legacy in public health.

 

The "Public Health Legend" is bestowed upon an individual who has achieved sustained success in their field and made an outstanding contribution toward the goal of health improvement for the state of Kentucky.

 

The "Distinguished Alumni Leader" is bestowed upon an individual who graduated from the UK College of Public Health more than 5 years ago and has demonstrated perseverance and excellence in their career in public health and/or health administration. 

 

The "Promising Alumni Leader" is bestowed upon an individual who graduated from the UK College of Public Health within the last 5 years and has laid the foundation for a promising career in public health.

 

Joining an accomplished group of public health leaders and legends, the College is excited to announce the 2021/2022 Legends and Leader recipients:

 

  • Dr. Lawrence "Larry" Prybil and Greg Cory-Lee, Public Health Legends;
  • Dr. Erin Abner and Dr. Angela Dearinger, Distinguished Alumni Leaders; and
  • Esias Bedingar and Dr. Neil Horsley, Promising Alumni Leaders.

 

The Legends and Leaders Awards Ceremony was held on May 19th, 2022.

 

For a full list of the Legends and Leaders recipients, visit here.