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IIMS Community Engagement Hero Awards

This awards program recognizes outstanding individuals who have worked as part of a community and research partnership built on a foundation of reciprocal learning and trust for the improved health and well-being of South Texas communities.  The possible award categories include: Outstanding Student Award, Outstanding Community Partner Award, Outstanding Research Partner Award, and Outstanding Community Health Improvement Project.  Selected awardees will receive a $500 domestic travel award to be used for a future meeting or conference.  Community members, healthcare practitioners, and research faculty, staff, and or trainees who are actively engaged in a community and research partnership dedicated to addressing health priorities in our South Texas region are eligible. 

We are currently accepting nomination applications for the 2017-2018 Community Enagement Hero Awards Program. To submit a nomination go to  Applications are due September 25, 2017. 

2016 IIMS Community Engagement Hero Awardees