R.H. Hutcheson Sr. MD Award: Tim Jones
The R. H. Hutcheson, Sr., M.D., award is a career award presented to a person in the field of public health who has made outstanding contributions to public health over a period of years. The winner is Dr Tim Jones, the State Epidemiologist. Dr Jones oversees a large staff of over 200 professionals, and oversees a budget of approximately 200 million dollars. He is active in almost every area of clinical and public health medicine: academics, journal editing, journal reviewing, and as both a domestic and an international CDC consultant.