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 AMCHP Awards

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AMCHP prides itself on recognizing leadership and excellence in the field of in maternal and child health (MCH). During the 2021 AMCHP Annual Conference, (May 22-25 in New Orleans, LA), AMCHP will present its coveted annual Awards to MCH leaders for their outstanding contributions to the field.

 

Nominations for the following awards will be accepted through January 29, 2021. 

 

JOHN C. MACQUEEN LECTURE AWARD

For innovation in the field of maternal and child health (one award, national). Candidates must be available to present lecture during AMCHP Annual Conference in May 2021.

 

For a full description of the award, award criteria and prior awardees, click here. To download the award nomination form, click here.

 

EXCELLENCE IN STATE MCH LEADERSHIP AWARD

For an outstanding state MCH professional whose career has made significant contributions to the health of women, children, and families in their state. 

 

For a full description of the award, award criteria and prior awardees, click here. To download the award nomination form, click here.

 

MERLE MCPHERSON FAMILY LEADERSHIP AWARD

For exemplary contributions to further family/professional collaboration within a state Title V Program and AMCHP. 

 

For a full description of the award, award criteria and prior awardees, click here. To download the award nomination form, click here.

 

RYAN COLBURN SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

For a youth‐with‐disabilities leader to attend the AMCHP Annual Conference, connect with family leaders, and continue to spread Ryan’s message of hope. 

 

For a full description of the award, award criteria and prior awardees, click here. To download the award nomination form, click here.

 

VINCE HUTCHINS LEADERSHIP AWARD

For leadership in promoting a society responsive to the needs of women, children, youth, and families.

 

For a full description of the award, award criteria and prior awardees, click here . To download the award nomination form, click here.

 

EMERGING MCH PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

For outstanding state or local MCH professionals under age 45 whose work has made substantial contributions to their state’s MCH program, their state’s MCH outcomes, or made other significant contributions to promoting and protecting the health of women, children, and families in their state. 

 

For a full description of the award, award criteria and prior awardees, click here. To download the award nomination form, click here.