The 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
Barrow and Nome, Alaska Replacement Hospitals Unique Tribal/Federal Partnerships
Indian Health Service
National Park Service Office of Public Health Field Services Branch
Sanitation Facilities Construction Program
HydroCoil Embolization System Working Group
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Engineering and Physical Hazards Branch
Engineer Officers in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparation and Response
USPHS Officers on EPA Assignments Serving in the U.S. Pacific Territories
Rural Utility Cooperative Demonstration Project, Alaska National Tribal Health Consortium
Readiness and Response Group - Engineers and Environmental Health Officers, Office of Force Readiness and Deployment
Office of Public Health National Park Service
Indian Health Service Sanitation Facilities, Construction Program Headquarters, Rockville, MD
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
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