Dr. Martha Slay Wingate, associate professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health in the department of health care organization, has been named the 2012 recipient of the Loretta P. Lacey MCH Academic Leadership Award by the Association of Teachers of Maternal and Child Health (ATMCH).
“Dr. Wingate has assumed a highly visible and dynamic leadership role at the School of Public Health developing our MPH in MCH Policy and Leadership. Her passion for and commitment to maternal and child health policy has attracted many students to the program and guided a variety of research efforts. We are all very proud of her accomplishments and honored that she is receiving the 2012 ATMCH Loretta P. Lacey MCH Academic Leadership Award,” said UAB’s Dean Max Michael.
Dr. Wingate was selected for her many accomplishments as a teacher, mentor, and researcher in maternal and child health. Dr. Wingate teaches courses at UAB at both the masters and doctoral level including MCH fundamentals, leadership in MCH, Child Health Policy Issues, and others. Additionally, Dr. Wingate is the director of the MCH training grant at UAB. Her contributions in the development of not only this grant but the national activities of trainee programs have demonstrated clearly her leadership in MCH.
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[Photo: Dr. Martha Slay Wingate]