2014 Velji Awards

*The Velji Awards program is a benefit of CUGH membership.
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• Velji Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence in Global Health

• The Velji Leadership Award for Emerging Leaders in Global Health

• The Velji Award for Global Health Project of the Year

 

Faculty Award For Teaching Excellence In Global Health

The award recipient will receive $1,000 to support ongoing teaching activities in global health, a plaque recognizing the achievements.

Nomination Process: Nominations must include the following information:

1) Name and contact information of nominating party
2) Name and contact information of nominee (address, phone, email address)
3) Nominee’s title, institutional affiliation and a summarized CV (2 pages maximum, 12 pt. font).
CVs greater than 2 pages will not be reviewed.
4) A statement describing nominee’s merits, including as feasible, reference to teaching awards or other tangible recognitions of teaching excellence (500 words maximum)

Deadline for Nominations: February 28, 2014, 11:59pm ET (extended from 1/31/2014)
Nominations made by email to: VeljiAwards@cugh.org
Subject Line: Velji Faculty Award for Teaching Excellence

 

Leadership Award – Emerging Leaders in Global Health

This award is offered annually to a student or resident who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to Global Health through providing organizational leadership.

The award recipient will receive a plaque, $1000 to support ongoing volunteer global health activities and recognition on CUGH’s website.

Nomination Process
and the nomination should include the following items:
1) Name and contact information of nominating party
2) Name and contact information of nominee (address, phone, email address)
3) Nominee’s institutional affiliation, year of study, and resume (2 pages maximum, 12 pt. font). Resumes greater than 2 pages will not be reviewed.
4) A statement describing the individual’s activities that merit the award (500 words maximum)
5) Name and contact information of one person serving as a reference

Deadline for Nominations: February 28, 2014, 11:59pm ET (extended from 1/31/2014)
Nominations made by email to: VeljiAwards@cugh.org
Subject Line: Velji Leadership Award – Emerging Leaders in Global Health

Global Health Project of the Year

This fund is offered annually and recognizes the most original project conducted to alleviate poverty related-chronic and/or infectious disease(s) within the last year (i.e. project initiated in 2012/2013 and was or will be completed by December 31, 2013). Qualifying parties include individuals or groups from academic centers.

The award recipient will receive a plaque, $1000 to support ongoing volunteer global health activities and recognition on CUGH’s website.

Nomination Process
Nominations may be made by faculty, organizations, practitioners, and other students, and the nomination should include the following items:
1) Name and contact information of nominating party
2) Name and contact information of nominee (address, phone, email address)
3) A statement describing the project and the individual(s) or group being nominated (500 words maximum).
4) Name and contact information of 2 individuals serving as reference

Deadline for Nominations: February 28, 2014, 11:59pm ET (extended from 1/31/2014)
Nominations made by email to: VeljiAwards@cugh.org
Subject Line: The Velji Award for Global Health Project of the Year
*2014 awardees will be named at the 2014 Global Health Conference in Washington, DC

 

Drs. Anvar and Pari Velji were born in villages in Kenya and Tanzania, respectively, both with very impoverished health care systems. They lost three siblings in infancy to diptheria and early in their adult years committed themselves to the improvement of healthcare for all through better education. Dr. Anvar Velji is co-founder of GHEC (now CUGH), Associate Dean of Global Health Sciences at California Northstate University, School of Medicine and Editor of four seminal volumes – Global (International) Health (1991) and Global (International) Health Beyond the Year 2000, (1995), Global Health, Global Health Education and Infectious Disease in the New Millennium (part 1 and 2) (2011); and recipient of the 2013 Peace Education Award. Dr. Pari Velji is a certified public accountant and Director of Tax, Controls and Accountability at the University of California Health Systems, Sacramento.