We are very proud to announce that Nancy Tomes, history of medicine, women and gender studies and US cultural history, is the winner of the 2011 Arthur J. Viseltear Award, presented by the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Medical Care section. The honor is given annually to a historian who has made outstanding contributions to the study of the history of public health. APHA recognizes several individuals for their exemplary professionalism, dedication and contributions to the field of public health. Prof. Tomes will be presented with this prestigious award at the 139th APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition in October, in Washington, D.C. with this year’s theme of “Healthy Communities Promote Healthy Minds and Bodies”. Congratulations and well deserved!!