|Nominations sought for 2007 outstanding rural health awards|
Nominations are being sought for the 2007 Outstanding Rural Health Awards, which acknowledge the contributions of North Dakota people and organizations who improve rural health care.
The awards are given in four categories annually by the Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health.
• The Outstanding Rural Health Provider/Practitioner award is presented to a health care clinician whose practice is in rural North Dakota and has unselfishly made an important contribution to his or her community and area.
• The Outstanding Rural Health Volunteer award recognizes the contributions made by community people who have contributed their energy, time and skill on a volunteer basis toward the betterment of rural health care.
• The Outstanding Rural Health Professional award is presented to a health care professional located in rural North Dakota who had demonstrated leadership in the delivery of rural health services.
• The Outstanding Rural Health Program/Organization is presented to programs that deliver services in innovative ways, highlight coordination among providers, or improve the quality of care to rural residents.
For more information please visit http://www.med.und.nodak.edu/depts/rural/sorh/dakconf/ or contact Lynette Dickson at the Center for Rural Health at 777-6049 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations are due Tuesday, Jan. 2.
The Outstanding Rural Health Awards are part of the Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health facilitated by the School of Medicine and Health Sciences’ Center for Rural Health, coordinated by the Bismarck State College and sponsored by Altru Health System, North Dakota Public Health Association, College of Nursing, and the Center for Rural Health and Department of Family and Community Medicine.
For more information on the Dakota Conference on Rural and Public Health, being held March 20-22 in Mandan, visit: http://www.bismarckstate.edu/cce/ruralhealth/.
-- Amanda Scurry, public information specialist, UND SMHS, email@example.com, 701-777-0871