The Applied Public Health Statistics Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) invites nominations for the 2015 Mortimer Spiegelman Award, which honors a statistician below the age of 40 in the calendar year of the award who has made outstanding contributions to health statistics, especially public health statistics.

The award serves to: honor the outstanding achievements of both the recipient and Spiegelman; encourage further involvement in public health by the finest young statisticians; and increase awareness of APHA and the Applied Public Health Statistics Section in the academic statistical community.

Eligible candidates must have been born in 1976 or later. Please email a nominating letter that states the candidate’s date of birth and how their contributions relate to public health concerns, up to three letters of support, and the candidate’s CV to the award committee chair, Amy Herring, at Nominations are due by April 1, 2015.