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Student Honors and Awards

The John D. Bower Award

The John D. Bower Award is awarded to a graduating Bower School of Population Health student in recognition of their exceptional potential in the field of population health.

Recipients:
James Henegan, Ph.D., MS, MA (2020)


The Dean's Award for Academic Excellence

The Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence is awarded to a graduating Bower School of Population Health student with the highest cumulative average across all programs.

Recipients:
Melissa R. Stephens, MD, MS, FAAFP, DABFM (2020)


The Trustmark National Bank Scholastic Award

The Trustmark National Bank Scholastic Award is awarded to a graduating Bower School of Population Health student with the highest cumulative average. This award includes a cash prize.

Recipients:
James Henegan, Ph.D., MS, MA (2020)
Melissa R. Stephens, MD, MS, FAAFP, DABFM (2020)
Erika Webster, PharmD, MS, BCPS, CDE (2020)


Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society at UMMC recognizes undergraduate seniors or second-semester juniors with high standards of scholarship and character, graduate students in professional schools with distinguished records placing them among the ablest in their classes, and faculty members who have made significant contributions to their disciplines.

Initiates:
Kisa Kianna Harris, MPH (2020-2021)
Leslie Ann Musshafen, MBA (2019-2020)