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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Rutgers Staff Receives Highest Honor from NJSOPHE

Ms. Colleen McKay Wharton, program manager at the Rutgers School of Public Health, Center for Public Health Workforce Development, has been awarded the New Jersey Society for Public Health Education (NJSOPHE) Trophy. Established in 1999, the NJSOPHE Trophy is awarded to members who go “above and beyond” for the betterment of the organization and who exemplify a commitment and loyalty to the profession.

[Photo: Ms. Colleen McKay Wharton]

Ms. Wharton has been with the Center for Public Health Workforce Development for over six years. In her role as program manager, she oversees the coordination of a variety of continuing education programs for New Jersey’s public health workforce.

“It’s an honor to have been selected by NJSOPHE to receive this award, and our pleasure to work with the association, and help provide its membership high quality, relevant learning opportunities,” said Ms. Wharton.

The Rutgers School of Public Health would like to congratulate Ms. McKay Wharton on her award and thank her for her numerous contributions at the School.