The IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health is pleased to award Dr. Virginia Caine with a Dean’s Medal of Excellence.
The Dean’s Medal of Excellence is awarded to public health and health administration leaders who have made a significant impact in their field. A small number of distinguished recipients are awarded at the discretion of the dean. This award recognizes leaders in health who have made a significant impact in their field and contributed to the creation of a more accessible and equitable world through research, practice, service and leadership.
“Dr. Caine is a pillar of the Indianapolis community,” said Paul Halverson, founding dean and professor at the Fairbanks School. “She is an accomplished infectious disease specialist and a tireless advocate for public health in Indiana and beyond. As a long-standing member of our school’s National Advisory Council, she has been a respected partner of the school for over a decade.”
Dr. Caine serves as the director and chief medical officer of the Marion County Public Health Department (MCPHD). She began working at the MCPHD studying infectious diseases and has a national reputation for her work in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.