Partnership Receives 2008 Hiscock Award for Advancing Public Health

The Connecticut Public Health Association Board of Directors voted to present the 2008 Ira V. Hiscock Award to the Connecticut Cancer Partnership. The Hiscock Award is presented annually to a Connecticut layperson or organization that has made notable contributions to the advancement of public health through public service, education, advocacy and/or leadership. Ira Hiscock was an internationally recognized epidemiologist and a public health professor at Yale University who inspired generations of students. The award presentation took place during the lunch-time awards ceremony at the CPHA Annual Conference on Friday, November 14, 2008 at the Waters Edge Resort in Westbrook. Charles…