Dean and Chancellor's Professor
Dr. Mohammad Torabi is the 2014 recipient of the Presidential Award. The award honors Dr. Torabi’s remarkable record of teaching, service, scholarship, and leadership activities that have earmarked his professional career.
He has published over 125 refereed articles, book chapters, and monographs as well as delivered hundreds of presentations at state, national, and international conferences; and will soon exceed the two million dollar level in funded research projects.
Today he continues to make substantial contributions to knowledge through his health promotion and disease prevention research addressing tobacco and other drugs use prevention, cancer, and HIV/AIDS infection.
Dr. David Lohrmann
Dr. David Lohrmann is the 2013 recipient of the Honor Award. The award is presented to individuals or organizations that have made major contributions to the health education profession through service, education, and/or research.
His 42 year career includes 17 years of public school teaching and administrative experience, including as a district-level health coordinator, and 10 years of service as a national school health evaluator for CDC. Over his career, he has authored or co-authored over 95 scholarly works including professional journal articles, books, book chapters, technical reports, and executive summaries; has delivered more than 250 presentations at local, state, national, and international conferences; and has been instrumental in the accrual of over $21 million in grants and contracts. Additionally, over the past 20 years, he has provided technical assistance on school health issues to numerous state education and public health departments throughout the United States, including recent service on strategic planning and accreditation committees of the Indiana State Department of Health.
About Eta Sigma Gamma
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