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May 20, 2010

MacKenzie Named Diversity Recognition Award Recipient

Ellen MacKenzie

Ellen MacKenzie, PhD, the Fred and Julie Soper Professor and Chair of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy and Management, was named a recipient of the 2010 Diversity Recognition Award by the Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council. The award celebrates individuals and groups who have made significant contributions in advancing and celebrating diversity and inclusiveness within the University.

Nominated by the Bloomberg School’s Dean, Michael J. Klag, MD, MPH, MacKenzie was awarded for her efforts to ensure and promote diversity within the Department of Health Policy and Management and for serving as a role model to women faculty, staff and students.

“The steps taken by the Diversity Leadership Council to promote diversity have been tremendous and beneficial to all University faculty, staff and students,” said MacKenzie. “It is an honor to be named a 2010 recipient of the Diversity Recognition Award and I am grateful to my many colleagues at the Bloomberg School who have supported me throughout my career and continue to work with me and the Department in celebrating and promoting diversity.”

MacKenzie is a leading expert in the study of injury prevention and trauma services research. Throughout her career she has published more than 180 peer-reviewed articles and presented her research at numerous major scientific meetings. The award was presented at a ceremony and reception on May 18 in the Shriver Hall Auditorium.

Public Affairs media contact for JHSPH: Natalie Wood-Wright at 410-614-6029 or nwoodwri@jhsph.edu.

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