IANPHI Secretary General, 2014 National Science Award Recipient

IANPHI would like to congratulate our Secretary General of IANPHI, Dr. Mauricio Hernández-Avila, for awardreceiving Mexico's most prestigious national recognition in Physico-Mathematical and Natural Sciences on December 2, 2014.

Established 69 years ago, the National Award for Arts and Sciences 2014 is the highest award granted by the Government of Mexico for scientists, writers and artists who have contributed great works in their fields.

This award is given to those whose academic work in research and impact help to enrich the cultural heritage of the country or the progress of science, technology, innovation, art or philosophy.

Other health specialists have received this award in previous years, but Dr. Hernández Avila's recognition is the first time the award has been given to a leader of Public Health.