Award-winning Alumni

School of Public Health Alumni Awards

Our alumni achieve great things long after they have graduated from our programs. The School of Public Health alumni awards have been created to recognize and honour outstanding achievements of our alumni.


Alumni Anniversary Award

The Alumni Anniversary Award was established as a legacy initiative to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the School of Public Health. This award, to be given out every five years, recognizes an alumnus(a) for outstanding contributions to the community, the field of public health and to a post-secondary institution.  


  • Kenneth J Fyke (MHSA '71); awarded 2016

    During a career that has spanned more than four decades, Ken Fyke has been committed to social justice, equity and health for all people, and provided innovative leadership to many of Canada’s health reforms. 

     He has served as deputy minister of health in two Canadian provinces and held several senior roles in health care administration, including president and CEO of the Greater Victoria Hospital Society, and CEO of the Capital Health Region of Victoria.

    Ken is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Silver Medal for Excellence in the Public Service from the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia (2000), the Award for Distinguished Service from the Canadian Healthcare Association (2003), the Order of Canada (2004), the Alumni Honour Award from the University of Alberta (2007) and the Centennial Alumni of Influence Award from the University of Saskatchewan (2014).