Thomas Francis Jr. Medal
March 13, 2023
Francis Medal recipient says nations must learn from pandemic
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, recipient of U-M’s Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health, said nations must learn from the mistakes made throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 8, 2023
WHO director-general to receive Thomas Francis Jr. Medal on March 13
U-M will award its Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health to Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, during an in-person ceremony March 13.
October 3, 2022
WHO director general to receive Thomas Francis Jr. Medal
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director general for the World Health Organization who has led it through the COVID-19 pandemic, will be awarded the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health.
March 21, 2022
U-M seeks nominations for prestigious global public health medal
U-M has named a selection committee and is seeking nominations for the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health, one of the highest recognitions granted by the university.
March 17, 2016
President to award global health medal April 6 to BRAC founder
The university will honor a champion of global public health next month when the president bestows the third Thomas Francis Jr. Medal upon Sir Fazle Hasan Abed.
October 23, 2015
Francis Medal awarded to founder of anti-poverty agency BRAC
U-M will award the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chairperson of BRAC — a Bangladesh-based anti-poverty organization.
April 1, 2015
Nominees sought for award that honors a global health champion
The Office of the President is calling for nominations for the third recipient of the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health.