​The Maxson Education, Training & Workforce Development Award honors those who have made outstanding contributions to public health laboratory continuing education and workforce development.​  

Nominee Consi​derations​

Nominees must be an employee of an APHL member laboratory or CDC.

Nominees should be a public health laboratory scientist, administrator, trainer or educator who has:

  • ​Made significant contributions to the advancement of workforce development and training in public health laboratory science and practice,

  • Worked to provide continuing education opportunities, programs, policies or practices internally and/or externally through outreach to their public health partners, or

  • Demonstrated a history of service with​​ APHL committees, taskforces or workgroups focused on workforce development, education and/or training.​

Submit a​​ Nomination

The 2019 nomination period is now closed.

Please note th​​​at:

  • Individuals may not self-nominate, and

  • Individuals may submit only one nomination per year​​.

​The APHL Workforce Development Committee and/or its subcommittee(s) or appointees will review all nominations and determine the awardee. 

​​​​Awar​d Presentation

The award will be presented at the biennial Public Health Laboratory Training Conference (PHLTC)​. Awardees in the conference's off-years will be announced and presented in the spring and recognized at the following year’s PHLTC.​