School of Public Health

Awards & Honors

F31 Research Fellowship Grants

F31 research fellowship grants from the National Institutes of Health: The multi-year awards are for about $41,000 per year to cover the trainee's personnel costs and tuition.

Lauren Schwartz

Her grant award focuses on an ongoing project in collaboration with the University of Maryland’s Center for Vaccine Development to enroll cases with severe diarrhea and healthy matched controls in children under five in Mali, Kenya, and The Gambia.

Emily Deischel

Her study will provide new evidence in understanding the pathway between maternal health and infant diarrhea, malnutrition, and death among HIV-exposed, uninfected infants.

Jennifer Velloza

Her research will explore the relationship between depressive symptoms and HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) adherence among women in Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.

Magnuson Scholar

The prestigious Magnuson Scholarship is awarded each year to one student in each of the six University of Washington Health Sciences schools. Selection criteria are academic performance and the student’s potential for contribution to research in the health sciences. The late Senator Warren G. Magnuson, in whose name the program was established, was committed to improving the nation’s health through biomedical research and was instrumental in establishing the National Institutes of Health, Medicare, and Medicaid during his long career in the U.S. Senate. 

The purpose of this program is to recognize graduate students with outstanding potential for research in the health sciences. The Program began in 1993 and is funded from a $2 million endowment from the Warren G. Magnuson Institute for Biomedical Research and Health Professions Training.

Erica Lokken

Erica Lokken will use the scholarship money to do additional research for her dissertation which explores possible links between bacterial vaginosis and fertility.

Outstanding Student Award

Outstanding Student Award winners are selected by each department, at both the master’s level and the doctoral level, for exemplary scholarship and dedication to public health.

Sylvia Badon - PhD Student

Chris Phillips - Master's Student

SPH Endowed Fellowship

The School of Public Health Endowed Fellowship awards $5,000 to graduate students in the School who demonstrate outstanding academic merit and leadership potential in the field of public health.

Monisha Sharma