UH Manoa Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award
Mentoring Award Winner
Alan Katz, professor and graduate chair in the Department of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology in Manoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine has the privilege of interacting closely with all public health students both inside and outside the classroom. He works personally with students to assess their academic and career goals and tries to chart the best trajectory for their futures.
As current chair of the Manoa Faculty Senate’s Committee on Student Affairs, Katz works with administrators, faculty and students on issues of importance to students across the Manoa campus.
A former recipient of the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching, his influence continues to impact public health students at Manoa and beyond.
Established by the University of Hawaii at Manoa Graduate Division in 2005, the Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award allows graduate students to nominate faculty for excellent mentoring, one of the foundations of outstanding graduate education.
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P. Bion Griffin