University of Houston law professor receives Distinguished Service Award from national court organization
University of Houston Law Center Professor Allison Winnike is the recipient of the National Center for State Courts’ (NCSC) 2016 Distinguished Service Award, one of the highest awards presented by the organization. The Distinguished Service Award is presented annually to those who have made significant contributions to the justice system and who have supported the mission of NCSC.
Professor Winnike is being honored for her work in public health emergency preparedness. She is the editor and contributing author of Control Measures and Public Health Emergencies: A Texas Bench Book and Preparing for a Pandemic: An Emergency Response Bench Book and Operational Guidebook for State Court Judges and Administrators as part of the Conference of Chief Justices (CCJ) Pandemic and Emergency Task Force.