University Awards

University of Minnesota Outstanding Achievement Award

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This award is conferred only on graduates, or former students of the University, who have attained unusual distinction in their chosen fields or professions or in public service, and who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership on a community, state, national, or international level.

We celebrate the following SPH alumni who have been honored with this prestigious award.

  • Lester Breslow*, MPH ’41
  • Kung-Pei Chen*, MPH ’52
  • Gary L. Filerman, PhD ’70, MPH ’61, MHA ’61
  • Ulric P. Gibson, PhD ’70, MS ’62
  • Wesley E. Gilbertson*, MPH ’39
  • Myung Ho Kim, MPH ’55
  • Walter J. McNerney*, MHA ’50
  • Brian J. Osberg, MPH ’86
  • Einar Pedersen*, MPH ’53
  • James W. Wright*, MPH ’55

University of Minnesota Alumni Service Award

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This award recognizes the service of a volunteer who has had a major impact on the University, its schools, colleges, departments, or faculty, or to the University of Minnesota Alumni Association (UMAA) or any of its constituent groups.

We celebrate the following SPH alumni who have been honored with this prestigious award.

  • Donna M. Anderson, MPH ’71
  • Janny Dwyer Brust, MPH ’87
  • Bill Kreykes*, MHA ’66
  • Brian Osberg, MPH ’86
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