President of Convocation Medal (2014) awarded to Professor William Pick

21 Jan 2015 - 13:30

Honorary Professor William Pick in our School was awarded the President of Convocation Medal (2014) at the graduation ceremony held on 16 December 2014.

In her citation, President of Convocation Mary Burton, lauded William, a UCT medical graduate and previous HOD of Community Health at Wits, for his distinguished leadership in public health and whose life and work has been devoted to improving healthcare for all South Africans.

This is a wonderful acknowledgement of William’s specific contribution, highlighting the positive role of public health academics and researchers in addressing the health challenges facing South African society.