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Professor Smith Receives Award

The Department congratulates Professor Rachel Smith on being named PA's 2018 Public Health Prevention Ambassador by the Secretary of Health on Friday November 16th. Professor Smith, who was nominated for the award by the Pennsylvania Consortium for Antimicrobial Stewardship (PCAS), is being recognized for her role in the creation of PCAS and communication research to advance judicious use of antibiotics. The award will be presented at Antibiotics Awareness Art and Video Competitions Award Ceremony at the Pennsylvania State Museum on November 16th, where Professor Smith will give a speech to share her perspective as an Ambassador.