Best Paper in Child Health Policy: Winners

The Susan B. Meister Award for Best Paper in Child Health Policy recognizes an outstanding scientific paper in child health policy in the past year.  Awardees are honored at The Susan B. Meister Lecture in Child Health Policy with a plaque of acknowledgement including a $1000 honorarium in support of their research. More information on submitting an application can be found here.

2022 Recipient

Josephine Granner, BSN, RN, PhD
Predictors of Parenting Stress for New Fathers Point Towards Trauma-Specific Perinatal Interventions - Dissertation Chapter

2021 Recipients

Drs. Nina Masters, MPH, PhD
Masters NB, Zelner J, Delamater PL, Hutton D, Kay M, Eisenberg MC, Boulton ML.
Evaluating Michigan's Administrative Rule Change on Nonmedical Vaccine Exemptions. Pediatrics. 2021 Sep;148(3):e2021049942. doi: 10.1542/peds.2021-049942. Epub 2021 Aug 17. PMID: 34404742.

Sara Abelson, MPH, PhD
Abelson S, Lipson SK, Zhou S, Eisenberg D.
Muslim Young Adult Mental Health and the 2016 US Presidential Election. JAMA Pediatr. 2020;174(11):1112–1114. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.3694

2019 Recipients

Rebecca Sokol, PhD
Sokol R, Austin A, Chandler C, Byrum E, Bousquette J, Lancaster C, Doss G, Dotson, A, Urbaeva V, Singichetti B, Brevard K, Wright S, Lanier P, and Shanahan M (2019).
Screening children for social determinants of health: A systematic review. Pediatrics. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2019-1622

Elyse Thulin, PhD
Thulin EJ, McLean KE, Sevalie S, Akinsulure-Smith AM, Betancourt TS. (2020).
Mental health problems among children in Sierra Leone: assessing cultural concepts of distress. Transcultural Psychiatry. 1363461520916695.