The award was announced Thursday, March 8, by the CASE Awards of Excellence Committee.
Humanism earned a Gold Award in the category Communications & Marketing Programs – Internal Audience Periodicals. Content for the magazine is budgeted and written by students and faculty advisers, and edited and designed by University Public Affairs and its Graphics and Branding unit. The 2011 editors were Andrew Lin, DO ’14; Audrey Ekhaguere, MSMS ’11 (now a DO student); Ilham Hassan, PharmD ’14; Kristin Lee, DPT ’13; Huyenlan Nguyen, DO ’13 (editor-in-chief); and Chirag Gandhi, DO ’13. The faculty advisor was Dr. Jim Scott, College of Pharmacy. Debra Nelson of Graphics and Branding was the designer.
"Your excellent achievement stood out among the best," read the CASE Awards of Excellence Committee letter to Rick Clapper, WesternU’s Director of Graphics and Branding. "One of our objectives is to share best practices among our colleagues in an effort to help all improve their skills and increase their effectiveness. Your efforts will be recognized as an example for others to emulate. Thank you for producing the kind of work that brings respect to our profession."
Humanism in the Health Sciences is published each spring. The 2012 edition is in production.