Catherine Covert

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Hall of Fame

BA (1945); received the annual Howard Blakeslee Award for outstanding reporting to the general public in the field of heart and blood vessel diseases, the Albert and Mary Lasker Award for Distinguished Science Writing (1952), the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication's Outstanding Achievement Award (1953), and the Empire State Award for excellence in medical reporting (1960); first woman professor in the Newhouse School of Journalism at Syracuse University, and first woman to head the AEJMC History Division (1975). Deceased.