Samuel J. Crumbine Award

From 1955 to 1966 two awards were given: the first for general environmental health, the second for food protection. From 1968 to 1973, the award was suspended due to a general lack of innovation in food protection programs during that period.

Application deadline for this award was March 15, 2021.  Guidelines and information to apply for this award are at:  http://www.crumbineaward.com/samuel-crumbine-award.

  • Sponsored by: The award is sponsored by the Conference for Food Protection (CFP), in cooperation with the American Academy of Sanitarians, American Public Health Association, Association of Food and Drug Officials, Food Marketing Institute, Foodservice Packaging Institute, International Association for Food Protection, National Association of County & City Health Officials, National Environmental Health Association, National Restaurant Association, NSF International, and Underwriters Laboratories
  • 2021 Recipient(s): Washoe County Health Department

Past Awardees

  • 2020 Southern Nevada Health District
  • 2019 Minnesota Environmental Health
  • 2018 Maricopa County Environmental Services Department - Arizona
  • 2017 Boulder County Public Health and Kansas City Health Department
  • 2017 Boulder County Public Health, Boulder, Colorado
  • 2017 Kansas City Health Department, Kansas City, Missouri
  • 2016 Wake County Department of Environmental Services, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 2015 Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department - Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 2014 None given
  • 2013 Hamilton County Public Health, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 2012 Salt Lake Valley Health Department
  • 2011 Toronto Public Health
  • 2010 None given
  • 2009 Columbus Public Health Department
  • 2008 County of Sacramento Environmental Management Department, Sacramento, California
  • 2007 None Given
  • 2006 Mulnomah County Environmental Health, Portland, Oregon
  • 2005 San Diego Department of Environmental Health, San Diego, California
  • 2004 Fort Worth, Texas, Public Health Department
  • 2003 County of Santa Clara Department of Environmental Health
  • 2001 Maricopa County Environmental Health 2002- Not presented
  • 2000 Olmsted County Public Health Services, Rochester, Minnesota
  • 1999 Lake County Health Department, Waukegan, Illinois
  • 1998 Clark County Health District, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1997 Madison Department of Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin
  • 1996 Snohomish Health District, Everett, Washington
  • 1995 None given
  • 1994 Du Page County Health Department, Wheaton, Illinois
  • 1993 Allegheny County Pennsylvania Health Department, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1992 Boulder County Health Department, Boulder, Colorado
  • 1991 Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, Tacoma, Washington
  • 1990 San Joaquin County Environmental Health Division, Stockton, California
  • 1989 Albuquerque Environmental Health Department, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1988 San Bernardino County Department of Public Health, San Bernardino, California
  • 1987 Snohomish Health District, Everett, Washington
  • 1986 Tri-County Department of Public Health, Colorado
  • 1985 Montgomery County Department of Public Health, Dayton, Ohio
  • 1984 Southeastern District Department of Public Health, Idaho
  • 1983 Pima County Department of Public Health, Tucson, Arizona
  • 1982 Winnebago County Department of Public Health, Rockford, Illinois
  • 1981 Nassau County Department of Public Health, Mineola, New York
  • 1980 Allegheny County Department of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1979 Suffolk County Department of Public Health, Riverhead, Virginia
  • 1978 Arlington County Department of Public Health, Arlington, Virginia
  • 1977 Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California
  • 1976 Region VI Department of Public Health, Roswell, New Mexico
  • 1975 None given
  • 1974 Lexington-Fayette County Department of Public Health, Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1967 Salt Lake City Department of Public Health, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1966 Imperial County Department of Public Health, El Centro, California Jefferson County Department of Public Health, Birmington, Alabama
  • 1965 Spokane County Department of Public Health, Spokane, Washington Albuquerque Environmental Health Department, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • 1964 Orange County Department of Public Health, Santa Ana, California
  • 1963 Hamilton County Department of Public Health, Cincinnati, Ohio Lake County County Department of Public Health, Waukegon, Illinois
  • 1962 Rocky Mount Department of Public Health, Rocky Mount, North Carolina Seattle-King County Department of Public Health, Seattle, Washington
  • 1961 Albuquerque Environmental Health Department, Albuquerque, New Mexico Philadelphia County Department of Public Health, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1960 Marion County Department of Public Health, Salem, Illinois San Bernardino County Department of Public Health, San Bernardino, California
  • 1959 San Diego County Department of Public Health, San Diego, California Salt Lake City Department of Public Health, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1958 Spokane County Department of Public Health, Spokane, Washington Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, California
  • 1957 San Jose Department of Public Health, San Jose, California San Diego County Department of Public Health, San Diego, California
  • 1956 Tulsa City-County Department of Public Health, Tulsa, Oklahoma Macon-Bibb-Jones County Department of Public Health, Georgia
  • 1955 Cowlitz-Wahkiakum County Department of Public Health, Washington New York City Department of Public Health, New York City, New York