Past Award Winners

Jay Bernhardt, Moody College of Communication

2017 Charles Atkin Outstanding Translational Health Communication Scholar Award 

We are pleased to announce Jay M. Bernhardt, Ph.D., MPH as the recipient of the 2017 Charles Atkin Outstanding Translational Health Communication Scholar Award!  Jay currently serves as Dean of the Moody College of Communication, Founding Director of the Center for Health Communication, Walter Cronkite Regents Chair, and DeWitt Carter Reddick Regents Chair at The University of Texas at Austin. He was competitively selected to receive this prestigious award based on his outstanding record of translating health communication research into important new health practices, programs, policies, and technologies.  Jay will be accepting this award at the DC Health Communication (DCHC) conference Awards Luncheon on Saturday, April 29th, where he will discuss his translational program of research and scholarship. Past recipients of the Charles Atkin Outstanding Translational Health Communication Scholar Award include the following distinguished scholars:  Dr. David Gustafson, University of Wisconsin, Dr. Linda Neuhauser, University of California at Berkeley, and Dr. Bradford Hesse, National Cancer Institute.