(L-R) Dr. Janet Simon presents APHA awards to Drs. Jeffrey Robbins and Chet Evans

(L-R) Dr. Janet Simon presents APHA awards to Drs. Jeffrey Robbins and Chet Evans

The American Public Health Association (APHA) Podiatric Health section presented its Stephen Toth, DPM Distinguished Service Award to Jeffrey Robbins, DPM. Dr. Robbins has served in many leadership roles in the section including chair (1999-2000), and he serves as an advisory member of APMA’s Public Health and Preventative Podiatric Medicine Committee. Dr. Robbins in his role as Director of Podiatry Services for the Veteran’s Administration has spearheaded amputation prevention programs throughout the VA system and presented the “Team Approach to Amputation Prevention” during the section’s educational programming in Denver.

The APHA Podiatric Health section presented its John and Janet Carson Public Health Advocacy Award to Chet Evans, DPM. Dr. Evans is currently a Podiatric Health Section Governing Councilor and had served as section chair (2003-2004). He is the Chief Health Innovation Officer at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL which oversees their public health programming. Previously, as Dean at Barry College of Podiatric Medicine, he developed a dual DPM-MPH degree for podiatric students.

Both Chet Evans, DPM and Jeffrey Robbins, DPM have been board certified with the ABPM since 1993.

Source: Podiatry Management News, Online