The Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) senior fellow, Colonel Dean Winslow, has been awarded the U.S. Public Health Service Outstanding Service Medal for his contributions towards advancing, protecting, and promoting our Nation’s key public health programs and initiatives.
Colonel Winslow’s exceptional dedication, leadership, and significant impacts to the nation in combating the historic COVID-19 pandemic through expanding COVID-19 testing capacity, serving as Chief Medical Officer for the Southwest Border Migrant Health Task Force, and Senior Advisor to Operation ALLIES WELCOME demonstrated his continuous outstanding leadership affecting the health of the nation.
Originally created in 1958, the Commissioned Corps of the United Public Health Services established an awards program to recognize service and achievements of its members. The 1958 authorization created the Distinguished Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, and the Commendation Medal. Later adding the Outstanding Services Medal, it is now the seventh-highest award awarded by the United States Public Health Service.