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Migs Woodside honored with Alumni Appreciation Award

November 3, 2009

Migs Woodside was honored by the ASU Alumni Association for her efforts as a senior adviser for the Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center (SIRC), an ASU center that conducts transdisciplinary minority health and health disparities research, training and community outreach. She is a leader in the field of public health, with special expertise in the family dynamics of substance abuse. She has been instrumental in facilitating SIRC’s community outreach and engagement efforts, including a recent restructuring of the center’s Community Advisory Board. In addition to her work with SIRC, Woodside also serves as a board member for the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics at ASU and the board of ASU’s College of Public Programs.

Woodside was the founder and president (1982-95) of the Children of Alcoholics Foundation, and currently chairs the Harvard School of Public Health’s advisery council for its Center for Health and Society.