Cumming Plaque

Cumming_PlaqueThe Cumming Plaque is named in honor of former Surgeon General Dr. Hugh S. Cumming, U.S. Public Health Service

Presented for outstanding contributions in public health engineering and science. The plaque was first awarded in 2000.

Criteria: Most outstanding contribution in public health engineering and science.

Eligibility: OPDIV organizations of the U.S. Public Health Service.


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Past Cumming Plaque Recipients

  • 2014
    Data Collection Team-Housing Inventory Data System, Sanitation Facilities Construction Program, Indian Health Service
  • 2012
    Barrow and Nome, Alaska Replacement Hospitals Unique Tribal/Federal Partnerships Indian Health Service
  • 2011
    National Park Service Office of Public Health Field Services Branch
  • 2010
    Sanitation Facilities Construction Program
  • 2009
    HydroCoil Embolization System Working Group
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • 2008
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
    Engineering and Physical Hazards Branch
  • 2007
    Engineer Officers in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparation and Response
  • 2006
    USPHS Officers on EPA Assignments Serving in the U.S. Pacific Territories
  • 2005
    Rural Utility Cooperative Demonstration Project, Alaska National Tribal Health Consortium
  • 2004
    Readiness and Response Group - Engineers and Environmental Health Officers, Office of Force Readiness and Deployment
  • 2003
    Office of Public Health National Park Service
  • 2002
    Indian Health Service Sanitation Facilities, Construction Program Headquarters, Rockville, MD
  • 2001
    The World Trade Center and Anthrax Response Team, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services
  • 2000
    The Dover Township Water Distribution System Modeling Team, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, in collaberation with the Georgia Institute of Technology Civil Engineering Department and the US Environmental Protection Agency


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