Public Health Recognition Award


The APACPH Public Health Recognition Award

The APACPH Recognition Award acknowledges the contributions of special individuals who have served as a role model for other health professionals and have gone on in their careers to serve humankind with distinction. To be eligible for this award, the individual must have served as a teacher, trainer preceptor and guide for other health professionals who have demonstrated outstanding performance in the field of public health. In general terms the awardee must have served as both and academic and a practitioner in the field of public health.

Recipients of the APACPH Public Health Recognition Award

  1. Mrs Gladys Brandt, Chair, Board of Regents, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, 14 March 1988 at Honolulu, Hawaii
  2. Dr Sem Pringpuangkaew, Minister of Public Health, Thailand, 12 December 1989 at Bangkok, Thailand
  3. Dr D B Bisht, Director of Programme Management, South East Asia Regional Office, World Health Organisation, 13 December 1990 at Kathmandu, Nepal
  4. Prof. Dr Natth Bhamarapravati, President, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, 11 January 1991 at Bangkok, Thailand
  5. Dr Carlyle Guerra de Macedo, Director, Pan America Health Organisation, World Health Organisation, Washington DC, 2 April 1991 at Honolulu, Hawaii
  6. Prof. Jerrold M Michael, Dean, School of Public Health, University of Hawaii, 23 May 1992 at Okinawa, Japan
  7. Prof Mark Liveris, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Health Sciences), Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia, 15 December 1992 at Perth, Australia
  8. Prof. Hyung Jong Park, Vice President and Dean, School of Public Health, Inje University, 18 May 1993 at Seoul, Korea
  9. Prof. Joung Soon Kim, Dean, School of Public Health, Seoul National University, 18 May 1993 at Seoul, Korea
  10. Prof. Moonshik Zong, Dean, School of Public Health, Seoul National University, 18 May 1993 at Seoul, Korea
  11. Dr William Dale Sawyer, President, China Medical Board of New York, 18 May 1993 at Seoul, Korea
  12. Prof. Walter K. Patrick, Professor of International Health, School of Public Health, University of Hawaii, 21 December 1993 at Beijing, China
  13. Dr Vitura Sangsingkeo, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Thailand, 9 December 1994, Bali, Indonesia
  14. Prof. Charles Kerr, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Sydney, 11 May 1995 at Sydney, Australia
  15. Prof. Annette Dobson, Department of Statistics, University of Newcastle, 11 May 1995 at Sydney Australia
  16. Prof. Ruey S. Lin, College of Public Health, Taiwan University, 11 December 1995 at Taipei, Taiwan
  17. Prof. Khairuddin Yusof, Department of Social Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Malaya, 18 July 1996, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  18. Prof. Colin Binns, Head, School of Public Health, Curtin University of Technology, December 1997 at Perth, Western Australia
  19. Prof. Takusei Umenai, Chair, Graduate School of International Health, University of Tokyo, May 1999 at Tokyo, Japan
  20. Prof. Liming Lee, Dean, School of Public Health, Beijing Medical University, 22 March 2000 at New Territories, Hong Kong
  21. Prof. Brian Oldenburg, Professor of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, 2 December 2004, Brisbane, Australia
  22. Prof. Wen-Ta Chiu, Vice-President, Taipei Medical University, 21 November 2005, Taipei, Taiwan.
  23. Professor Emeritus Dr. Prasert Thongcharoen, Mahidol University, Thailand on 3rd December 2006
  24. Prof. Yoshiko Kagawa, President, Kagawa Nutrition University, Japan, 23 November 2007
  25. Tan Sri Dr. Salma Binti Ismail, former President of Private Practitioners Association of KL, 17th October 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  26. Dr. Adang Bachtiar, Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia on 23rd October 2015