APHA award

APHA award

APHA award

APHA award

During last night’s APHA Public Health Awards Ceremony and Reception in San Diego, the Association honored outstanding work and commitment to improving people’s health, well-being and opportunity. From top to bottom: APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin presents Risa Lavizzo-Mourey with the Sedgwick Memorial Medal, one of APHA’s highest honors; Amy Hagopian speaks after receiving the Victor Sidel and Barry Levy Award for Peace; Gail Bellamy, left, chair of the APHA Awards Committee, presents the David P. Rall Award for Advocacy to Emily Benfer; and APHA presents a check to San Diego nonprofit Home Start, the recipient of this year’s Help Us Help Them campaign. For a full list of 2018 award winners, visit APHA.

Photos by Jim Ezell, courtesy EZ Event Photography