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Awards Subcommittee

The Awards subcommittee reviews, processes, and identifies awards for U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) nurses and federal civilian nurses in varied work settings which include clinical, agency and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) headquarters positions.

The sub-committee’s responsibility includes reviewing and processing the following awards annually: the Nurse Responder of the Year award; the Minnegerode Awards for Nursing Excellence (MANE); the Commissioned Officers Association (COA) awards; and the Publication awards, among others.

Please visit our website: N-PAC Awards

Goals

Awards Subcommittee Goals:

  • Facilitate and support efforts that ensure nurses are recognized for their outstanding contributions and noteworthy accomplishments.
  • Facilitate and congratulate DHHS wide nurses who have demonstrated exemplary and consistent service.
  • Recognize the value of public acknowledgement of award presentations.

Awards Subcommittee Co-Chairs:

LCDR Paula Thompson - paula.thompson@ihs.gov 

602-263-1200 x 1396

CDR Tessa Brown - Tessa.brown@fda.hhs.gov

240-402-7242

 

USPHS Nursing Awards Schedule pdf logo(64 KB)

2016 Nurse Responder of the Year

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 in Announcements, Awards Sub-Committee | Comments Off on 2016 Nurse Responder of the Year

Call for Nominations – Nurse Responder of the Year Award New Deadline: 11 SEPTEMBER 2015 The Nurse Responder of the Year Award, established in 2005, acknowledges active duty, retired, and Inactive Reserve Corps nurse officers in the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service (Corps) who have made outstanding achievements and contributions in emergency preparedness and disaster response to national or international public health threats. The award recipient will be selected using the following criteria:  Contributions to emergency...

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2015 Nursing Recognition Day Award Winners

Posted by on Aug 20, 2015 in Announcements, Awards Sub-Committee | Comments Off on 2015 Nursing Recognition Day Award Winners

The United States Public Health Nursing Professional Advisory Committee (N-PAC) would like to acknowledge the recipients of the 2015 awards recognized at the annual USPHS Scientific and Training Symposium in Atlanta. Each recipient demonstrates resourcefulness and dedication to the mission of the Public Health Service and adds immense value to the art and science of nursing.  These awards collectively recognize nurses whose professional and technical skills and competence continue to raise the quality of nursing. Please join us in honoring...

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Nomination - APAOC RADM SAMUEL LIN SENIOR OFFICER AWARD

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 in Announcements, Awards Sub-Committee | Comments Off on Nomination - APAOC RADM SAMUEL LIN SENIOR OFFICER AWARD

APAOC RADM Samuel Lin Senior Officer Award  APAOC RADM Kenneth Moritsugu Junior Officer Award  APAOC CAPT Allan Lock Service Award  2014 Call for Award Nominations   Nomination Deadline: Friday, March 14th, 2014     The Asian Pacific American Officers Committee (APAOC) is pleased to announce the 2014 call for award nominations to be presented at the 2014 USPHS Scientific and Training Symposium.   These awards have been developed to promote the future leadership of Asian Pacific Americans in the Public Health Service (PHS) by honoring members...

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Awards Subcommittee Annual End of Year Report FY 2013

Posted by on Oct 27, 2013 in Awards Sub-Committee, N-PAC Member Orientation Guide | Comments Off on Awards Subcommittee Annual End of Year Report FY 2013

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A Call For Nominations for the Juan Carlos Finlay Award-Deadline COB April 26, 2013

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in Awards Sub-Committee | Comments Off on A Call For Nominations for the Juan Carlos Finlay Award-Deadline COB April 26, 2013

The Hispanic Officers Advisory Committee is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the Juan Carlos Finlay Award.  This award recognizes two individuals, groups and/or organizations who have demonstrated leadership in the development of programs, methods, or initiatives that improve health services for Hispanics.  Nominations must include how the officer exhibited exceptional leadership in their area of expertise as it pertains to Hispanic health care issues, what their accomplishments were in Hispanic healthcare development,...

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Nominations - Nurse PAC 2013 Lucille Woodville Award

Posted by on Dec 28, 2012 in Awards Sub-Committee | Comments Off on Nominations - Nurse PAC 2013 Lucille Woodville Award

Nominations for Nurse PAC 2013 Lucille Woodville Award are now being accepted. This award was established in the Public Health Service’s (PHS) centennial year as a memorial to the professional career of Lucille Woodville, who began her illustrious career in the Indian Health Service (IHS) in 1956.

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Now Accepting Applications - MANE Awards

Posted by on Dec 11, 2012 in Awards Sub-Committee | Comments Off on Now Accepting Applications - MANE Awards

The United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Professional Advisory Committee for Nursing is seeking nominations for the Minnegerode Awards for Nursing Excellence (MANE). These awards recognize and honor contribution(s) by Commissioned Corps, Civil Service, and Tribal Direct hire nurses of outstanding

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Publication Award Nominations - Deadline October 31, 2012

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in Awards Sub-Committee | Comments Off on Publication Award Nominations - Deadline October 31, 2012

The United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Professional Advisory Committee for Nursing (N-PAC) is seeking nominations for three (3) Publication Awards. These awards recognize and honor contribution(s) by Commissioned Corps, Civil Service, and Tribal Direct hire nurses of outstanding nature, which have had a substantial impact on the mission of the USPHS.

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2012 Minnegerode Awards for Nursing Excellence Award Winners

Posted by on Jul 19, 2012 in Awards Sub-Committee | Comments Off on 2012 Minnegerode Awards for Nursing Excellence Award Winners

The United States Public Health Nursing Professional Advisory Committee (N-PAC) would like to acknowledge the recipients of the 2012 Minnigerode Awards for Nursing Excellence (MANE). They were recognized at Nursing Recognition Day on May 4, 2012 at NIH. Each recipient demonstrates resourcefulness and dedication to the mission of the Public Health Service and adds immense value to the art and science of nursing.  These awards collectively recognize nurses whose professional and technical skills and competence continue to raise the quality of...

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2012 Publication Award Winners

Posted by on Jul 19, 2012 in Awards Sub-Committee | Comments Off on 2012 Publication Award Winners

The United States Public Health Nursing Professional Advisory Committee (N-PAC) would like to acknowledge the recipients of the 2012 Publication Awards and the Minnigerode Awards for Nursing Excellence (MANE). They were recognized at Nursing Recognition Day on May 4, 2012 at NIH. Each recipient demonstrates resourcefulness and dedication to the mission of the Public Health Service and adds immense value to the art and science of nursing.  These awards collectively recognize nurses whose professional and technical skills and competence...

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