How to Nominate
Nominations for both the Fries Prize and the Elizabeth Fries Health
Education Award should be submitted as a three-page document. Also,
please send us a short email early to let us know you are planning
Page - Summary
- Title: Nomination
of [Individual] for the [Fries Prize for Improving Health or Elizabeth Fries Health Education
- Nominee: Name, title, address, telephone number, fax number,
and email address.
- Nominator: Name, title, address, telephone number, fax number,
and email address.
- A clear and concise synopsis describing the individual's contribution,
including its importance, impact, and the exact role of the nominee.
The opening paragraph should, in 20 words or less, provide
a quotable summary of the achievements of the individual.
- Not to exceed one page.
Page - Description
A concise description
of the specific area which the accomplishment addresses,
including a discussion of the development of the accomplishment,
degree of innovation, impact on the public, originality,
as well as the role of the nominee. Not to exceed
Page - Documentation
A summary of
documentation to support the significance, value, originality,
and impact of the nominee's contribution. This information
may be presented in any format, including additional
description, references, and citation upon the importance
of the contribution and its suitability for the prize.
Not to exceed one page.
- Two letters of support, in addition to the nominator's, not
to exceed one page each. At least one support letter should not
be an institutional colleague of the nominee.
- Curriculum vitae (and bibliography if appropriate) of the nominee;
please do not exceed one page for CV and one page for selected
recent articles or other communications.
materials are not requested and will not be considered.
Send the Nomination
Nominations for the Fries Prize for Improving Health and the Elizabeth
Fries Health Education Award should be sent electronically to:
Board of Directors
James F. and Sarah T. Fries Foundation
135 Farm Road
Woodside, CA 94062
851-8995 or (650) 723-6003
Fax: (650) 851-3830
2013 Fries Prize deadline for receipt of nominations is May 21, 2013
2014 Health Education Award deadline for receipt of nominations is
May 21, 2013