Nominees are accepted and reviewed for the following criteria:
Display exemplary leadership and diligence in promoting public health.
Have made remarkable contributions and support in fostering public health programs.
Work or actions will have impacted the community’s health in a positive way.
Must live and/or work in the Lake Cumberland District.
This award is named in honor of its first recipient, the late Dr. Hossein Fallahzadeh, a long-time surgeon in Somerset and board member for the District Board of Health.
In 2023, the award was presented to Dr. Richard Miles of Russell Springs, a physician for over 40 years. Both recipients have been staunch supporter of public health in the Lake Cumberland District.
Complete the form below to nominate a worthy individual for the 2024 Dr. Hossein Fallahzadeh Public Health Hero Award.
LCDHD staff are not eligible for the award.
Nominations for the Award are due February 29. Award to be presented on April 5 during Public Health Week.