|Deadline: October 31, 2014||Past Recipients|
The SSAT Public Service Award recognizes an individual or organization from the lay community that has impacted the public by promoting or creating awareness of gastrointestinal health.
The recipient should have dedicated considerable time and/or expertise to significantly impact the advancement of the lay public to understand or cope with problems of gastrointestinal health. Individuals/Organizations from the public as well as from the private sectors are eligible. This award is to be presented only when an exceptional candidate is brought to the attention of the selection committee.
To be eligible for consideration for the 2015 SSAT Public Service Award, the following materials must be submitted to the Society's Administrative Offices no later than October 31, 2014:
- A letter of recommendation from an SSAT member that summarizes the specific accomplishments of the nominee; and
- The curriculum vitae of the individual or resume of the organization.
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Beverly, MA 01915
Alternatively, nomination materials may be sent by October 31, 2014, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org; be sure to type “SSAT Public Service Award” in the subject line.
Selection is based upon detailed documentation of contributions, credentials, and/or achievements of the nominee(s). Nominations for the 2015 SSAT Public Service Award will first be reviewed by the SSAT Board of Trustees, with the final decision being made by the SSAT Executive Committee at its mid-winter meeting. The recipient will be notified shortly thereafter, then presented with an achievement plaque during the 2015 Annual Meeting, at a forum that ensures public exposure.