The Carol Friedman Award
The Carol Friedman Award was established in 2011 to honor Dr. Carol Friedman for her exemplary leadership, outstanding mentorship, and extraordinary dedication and contributions to comprehensive cancer control.
Dr. Friedman served as CDC’s first Comprehensive Control Branch Chief in the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. She was a tireless advocate for the underserved and led numerous disaster response teams as a highly decorated commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Service.
2018 Award Nomination Information
Theme: Excellence in Addressing Cancer Disparities
The Carol Friedman Award is open to all individuals affiliated with CDC’s National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, including—
- All National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program awardees.
- Awardees of associated cooperative agreements, such as—
- Increasing the Implementation of Evidence-Based Cancer Survivorship Intervention to Increase Quality and Duration of Life Among Cancer Patients.
- Multiple Approaches to Increase Awareness and Support Among Young Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer.
- National Support to Enhance Implementation of Comprehensive Cancer Control Activities: Consortium of National Networks to Impact Cancer and Tobacco-Related Health Disparities.
- Cancer coalition members.
- Partner organizations.
The nomination period for the 2018 Carol Friedman Award is now open. Please nominate yourself or others by sending a nomination letter to NCCCPCommunications@cdc.gov by August 31, 2018 at 11:00 PM EDT.
The winner(s) will be officially announced and awarded a commemorative plaque at the National Comprehensive Cancer Control Program’s 20th Anniversary Celebration on September 11, 2018.