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August 2016

Sammies offers People’s Choice Award — vote for Allen Wilcox

The Samuel J. Heyman Service to America medals offer a People’s Choice Award. Vote for NIEHS epidemiologist Allen Wilcox, M.D., Ph.D., before Sept. 9.

We reported in June that NIEHS epidemiologist Allen Wilcox, M.D., Ph.D., was a finalist for the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, or Sammies. This year, for the second time, the Partnership for Public Service will add a People’s Choice Award to the eight awards chosen by the official selection committee.

Anyone with a Facebook account may vote once a day, between now and Sept. 9.

The organization’s website featured a story on Wilcox and his career as a groundbreaking researcher in the epidemiologic study of human reproduction.

You may support Wilcox by visiting the People’s Choice Award page and voting once a day, and by sharing the news with colleagues and friends, using the links at the bottom of this page for social media and other options.

Winners will be announced Sept. 20 at a gala celebration.


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