R.K. Anderson has received the George T. Angell Humanitarian Award from the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Anderson is an expert in human-animal relationships and environments.
Julie Jacko has been appointed by Minnesota Commissioner of Health Sanne Magnan to serve on the Minnesota e-Health Advisory Committee. The group is charged with accelerating the use of health information technology to improve health care quality and reduce costs.
William Riley has been elected vice chair of the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). PHAB is developing a national voluntary accreditation program for state, local, territorial, and tribal public health departments. The goal of the program is to advance the quality of public health departments.
[See more awards and appointments](http://blog.lib.umn.edu/sphpod/advances/2010/01/faculty-awards-and-appointments.html”>Continue reading this story in Advances Magazine »