Standing Up for Mothers and Babies Awards Dinner

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Standing Up for Mothers and Babies Awards Dinner

October 19, 2017

Chase Park Plaza

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MOTHER OF THE YEAR AWARD

The Mother of the Year Award will be given to a mother in our region who succeeded in an organization’s program and now serves as an inspiration for a better community for moms, children and families. She advocates for improving health for moms and babies in her neighborhood, and exemplifies that when everyone works together, a healthy and vibrant
community is a reality.

The Standing Up for Mothers and Babies Awards are presented in recognition of outstanding leaders and advocates for mothers and babies. The Standing Up for Mothers and Babies Awards Dinner will be held October 19, 2017 at the Chase Park Plaza.

As a key partner in the maternal and child health community, you can identify people or organizations that have been exemplary in advancing the health of women and children in the St. Louis region.

Please submit nominees for Mother of the year by April 28, 2017.

Award Selection Process:
Nominations may be submitted by our partner organizations. Nominees will be reviewed and selected by an Awards Committee based on the written submission. Award winners will be notified in advance of the awards dinner and will receive a select number of tickets and transportation to the dinner. Partner Organizations will be profiled in the program. Each organization will receive one ticket to the dinner.

To submit your nomination or for more information, please use the online form or printable form or contact Kim Jackson at kjackson@generatehealthstl.org (314)880-5702.
AWARDS NOMINATION

The Standing Up for Mothers and Babies Awards will be presented in recognition of outstanding leaders and advocates for mothers and babies. The Standing Up for Mothers and Babies Awards Dinner will be held October 19, 2017 at the Chase Park Plaza.

As a key partner in the maternal and child health community, you can identify people or organizations that have been exemplary in advancing the health of women and children in the St. Louis region. Please submit nominees by April 28, 2017 for the Standing Up for Mothers and Babies Awards in the following categories:

Dr. Terry Leet Researcher Award

This category is for an individual, collaborative or institution making significant research contributions to maternal and child health.

Previous recipients: 2009 Terry Leet PhD; 2010 – Louise Flick DrPH; 2011 – Melissa Jonson-Ried PhD & Kathleen Rice Simpson PhD; 2012 – Gina Secura, PhD; 2013 – Donna R. Halloran, MD, MSPH; 2014 – For the Sake of All Research Team; 2015 – Deborah Kiel, PhD., RN, PHCNS-BC & Lavinia M. Lewis; 2016 – Pamela K. Xaverius

Dr. Corinne Walentik Provider/Practitioner Champion

This category is for an individual or institution that provides direct health or community services and uses their knowledge/practice to advocate for improvements in maternal and child health.

Previous recipients: 2009 – D. Michael Nelson, MD; 2010 – Corinne Walentik, MD, MPH and Helen Risse RN, MSN; 2011 – Rebekah Hassler, CNM, FNP; 2012 – Daniel Berg, MD, MPH; 2013 – Katie Plax, MD; 2014 – Nurses for Newborns; 2015 – Matthew Broom, MD, FAAP; 2016 – Jaye M. Shyken, MD, FACOG, Signature Medical Group’s Strong Start Program, Maribeth Hollinshead

Alderman Gregory Carter Community Champion

This category is for a volunteer, consumer or front line employee who exemplifies a commitment to the health of mothers and babies.

Previous recipients: 2011 – Lillie Dale; 2012 – Cbabi Bayoc; 2013 – Rev. Rodrick & Mrs. Carlotta Burton; 2014 – Rev. Fran Pieper; 2015 – Stephanie Williamson; 2016 – Bethany Johnson – Javois, MSW

Award Selection Process:
Nominations may be submitted by anyone. Nominees will be reviewed and selected by an Awards Committee based on the categories above. Selected individuals or organizations will have demonstrated impact on maternal and child health over time. Award winners will be notified in advance of the awards dinner.

To submit your nomination or for more information, please use the online form or printable form or contact Kim Jackson at kjackson@generatehealthstl.org (314)880-5702.

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