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American School Health Association 2013 Fellow Award

Congrats to Dr. Christopher M. Ledingham, Associate Professor in the College of Education. At the American School Health Association, he was awarded the ASHA Fellow Award. This honor recognizes his academic attainments, support of and participation in the as sociation, and his professional contributions to school health. Dr. Ledingham was one of three recipients of this award, which was presented at the American School Health Association Annual Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC. Advancement to Fellowship Status is granted to individuals who are currently active members of ASHA and who have been an active member of the American School Health Association for 10 years. It is based on evidence of leadership and service to the American School Health Association and to the field of school health.

Dr. Ledingham has been an active member of ASHA since 2002 and has emerged as a leader in the Association. He currently serves as Chair of the Health Educator Section and is a past chair of the Physical Activity Council. Dr. Ledingham was also a graduate of the second class of the ASHA Future Leaders Academy. He also serves as a leader in other local and National health education organizations including the American Public Health Association and Coalition of National Health Education Organizations.

Dr. Christopher M Ledingham receiving the ASHA Fellow Award from Dr. Holly Hunt, President-Elect of the American School Health Association and Chief of the School Health Branch of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Population Health.

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