Michele Yehieli, associate professor of public health, (319) 273-5806
Mark Grey, professor of anthropology, (319) 273-3029
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-6728
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Michele Yehieli, associate professor of public health, and Mark Grey, professor of anthropology, received the 2005 Richard Remington Award from the Iowa Public Health Association (IPHA) last month.
The Richard Remington Award is the highest honor granted by the IPHA to individuals who have made exemplary, innovative and sustained contributions to the field of public health at the state level.
The award was presented to Yehieli and Grey for their service over the past decade in addressing refugee, immigrant and minority issues in Iowa, and for their establishment and direction of model programs at UNI relating to those issues, including the Iowa Export Center of Excellence on Health Disparities, the Global Health Corps, the Iowa Center for Immigrant Leadership and the New Iowans Program.