The Cumming Award is named in honor of former Surgeon General Dr. Hugh S. Cumming, USPHS. It is 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.
Please contact your chain of command for information about the Uniformed Service Awards nomination process. SAME provides a formal ceremony for recipients.