Nominate faculty, staff for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award will be presented on Monday, Jan. 20, to a faculty or staff member in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing or Vanderbilt University Medical Center who emulates the principles of King through his or her work.

This service can be in areas related to creating a better understanding between people of different cultures, working to enhance the economic and health status of individuals, and/or fostering a diverse and inclusive community at Vanderbilt symbolic of King’s teachings.

The award will be presented at the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture on Jan. 20. A committee of individuals from the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing will serve as judges for the award.

Please submit nominations by Friday, Jan. 10. All nominations must include a letter of recommendation from the person nominating as well as the nominee’s resume.

Please email your nominee packet to: Lashonda Moore, program manager in the Office for Diversity Affairs at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.