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Fishman, longtime public health worker.

APHA member Roslyn Ulman Fishman, MPH, a longtime public health worker and former Association vice president, died Jan. 2 in Davis, Calif., at age 90.

Fishman taught as a public health lecturer at Yale Medical School for more than 20 years and directed numerous mental health and public health agencies in Connecticut. She served on the editorial board of the Journal of Public Health Policy.


Fishman was a 65-year APHA member, serving as Association vice president in 1995, president of the Connecticut Affiliate, president of the APHA Conference of Emeritus Members and as a Governing Council member.

Among her many awards, Fishman received the Charles-Edward Amory Winslow Award in 1991 from the Connecticut Public Health Association and the 2000 Alumni of Merit Award from the Harvard School of Public Health.
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Title Annotation:In memoriam
Publication:The Nation's Health
Date:Feb 1, 2008
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