PBESA Medical, Urban, and Veterinary Entomology Award

The awardee must have developed an excellent record of accomplishment in one of the sub-disciplines of medical, urban, or veterinary entomology.  Studies may have focused on forensic entomology, epidemiology, integrated disease management, human and veterinary parasitology, public health pest management, mosquito control, management of structural pests (e.g., termites, ants), and other related topics. 

Eligibility Requirements
Nominees must be an ESA member of the Pacific Branch. 

Nomination Requirements

  1. Letter of nomination
  2. CV of the nominee
  3. Up to three letters of endorsement
  4. Three of the most relevant reprints (does not count towards the 20 page limit).

Nomination Process 
Submit the award nomination packet through the Pacific Branch Award Nomination Website.

File Specifications
Only PDF files will be accepted.  Supporting image files should be embedded into the document, and should be of sufficient resolution for easy viewing. All nomination packets are limited to a maximum of 20 pages. (Any reprints are not included in the 20 page limit.)

Evaluation Criteria 

  1. Extent and quality of accomplishments in forensic entomology, epidemiology, integrated disease management, human and veterinary parasitology, public health pest management, mosquito control, management of structural pests (e.g., termites, ants), and/or other related topics (50 pts)
  2. Extent and quality of work within the Pacific Branch region (30 pts)
  3. Extent and quality of impacts of work on students, stakeholders, colleagues, and others (20 pts)

Deadline
Nomination packages must be received by the ESA Awards Administrator via the Pacific Branch Nomination Website by Monday February 6, 2017 at 12:00 Midnight. This deadline refers to receipt by the Awards Administrator of a complete package in a readable format. In addition, a notification of intent to nominate is requested by Monday December 19, 2016 via email to charles.burks@ars.usda.gov.

Questions
Any questions regarding the award or nomination process please email Chuck Burks or contact at (559)596-2757.