500 Montgomery Street, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314

CHI Achievement Award Winners

Letterhead

CHI ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNERS

CHI CHAMPION OF CHILDREN
2010 Secretary Tommy G. Thompson
2010 US Representative James P. Moran

 

CHI ANGEL AWARD
2010 KATE BELSHE, KANSAS CITY, KANSAS, USA

 

CHI LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
2010 PATRICK J. GRANT, ESQ, PARTNER, ARNOLD & PORTER, LLP
2010 RICHARD F. LARKIN, CPA, BDO, LLP

 

CHI CONGRESSIONAL STAFFER OF THE YEAR
2010 DAVID SCHWARTZ, SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE STAFF
2010 MATT KAZAN, SENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE STAFF

 

CHARLES A. CORR AWARD FOR LITERATURE

This award recognizes one who has written any type of literature, from textbooks to poetry, which has inspired children with life threatening conditions and those professionals who are fortunate to work with them.

1995 Charles A. Corr, PhD, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, IL
1997 Myra Bluebond-Langer, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ
1999 Barbara M. Sourkes, PhD, Pediatric Palliative Care Program, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, Palo Alto, CA
2002 Chriss Nelson,
2003 Joan Fleitas, EdD, RN, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CN
2008 Ann Goldman, MD, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, England

 

MELINDA LAWRENCE AWARD FOR INNOVATIVE PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

This award recognizes an individual whose talent shown through poetry, art, or props inspires others.

1997 Areen Armenian, Child Author, (d) 1993, Baltimore, MD
1999 Mattie Stepanek, Child Author, Rockville, MD
2007 Chris Raschka, The Purple Balloon, Random House, NYC USA

 

SISTER FRANCES DOMINICA AWARD FOR INNOVATIVE PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

This award recognizes a health care provider who has created a program that will benefit children with life threatening conditions and their families.

1995 Sister Frances Dominica, Founder Helen House, Oxford, England, UK
2002 Becky Bedore, MSN, RN, The Children’s Hospitals & Clinics, Minneapolis, MN
2003 Malina Dumitrescu, Hospice Casa Speranatei, Brasov, Romania
2004 Shannon Bruggen, LCSW , Pediatric Community Alliance, Hospice & Palliative Care Center Winston-Salem, NC
2005 George Mark Children’s House, San Leandro, CA Assisi Children’s Hospice, Singapore
2007 The PACCT Team, Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2008 Tammy Kang, MD, Children’s Hospital, PACT Program, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2009 Prof. Monika Fuhrer, MD, Pediatric Palliative Care, Munich, Germany

 

EARL A. GROLLMAN AWARD FOR BEREAVEMENT

This award recognizes any work that innovatively addresses the important issue of bereavement and staff support.

1995 Earl A Grollman, MD, Author & Lecturer, Boston, MA
1997 Beverly Chappell, RN, Founder, Dougy Center, Portland, OR
2002 Toni James-Manus, MEd, MPH, Photographer, Raleigh, NC
2003 Anna Garchakova, PhD, Belarussian Children’s Hospice, Minsk, Belarus
2004 Maridas Pinto, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India Mary Ann Muckaden, PhD, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
2007 Sok-Bee Lim, MD, KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Singapore
2008 Karen Henrich, Founder, Moment to Moment, Alamo, CA, USA

 

ELISABETH KÜBLER-ROSS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION

This award recognized an individual who has made a significant difference to the field of hospice type care for children with life threatening conditions.

1995 Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, MD, Author & Lecturer
1997 Ida M. Martinson, PhD, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN
1999 Jim Newton, Celebration Shop, Hurst, TX
2002 Lisbeth Quesada Tristán, MD, Palliative Care Program, Fundacion Pro Unidad de Cuidado Paliative, San Jose, Costa Rica
2003 Deepa Muthaiya, DEAN Foundation, Hospice & Palliative Care, Chennai, India
2004 Darcie DeNeal, Photographer, St. Louis, MO
2005 Ronita Paul, the Assisi Children’s Center’s Assisi Home and Hospice, Singapore
2007 Meghan O’Donnell, MSW, Forbes Hospice, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2007 Institute for Child Health Policy, University of Florida, Gainesville FL, USA
2008 Philip Pizzo, MD, Dean, School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
2009 Katrina McNamara-Gooder, RN, ACT Care Pathway Development Team, Bristol, England
2010 Andrea Cail, Rachel House, Kinross, Scotland, UK

 

ROBERT A. MILCH AWARD FOR PALLIATIVE PAIN & SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT

This award recognizes a health care provider who has contributed an innovative approach to pain and symptom management for children and adolescents.

1995 Robert A. Milch, MD, Hospice of Buffalo
1997 Doris A. Howell, MD, San Diego Hospice, San Diego, CA
2003 Joann M. Eland, PhD, RN, FAAN, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
2007 Maria A. Witjaksono, MD, Dharmais Cancer Center, Jakarta, Indonesia
2008 James Oleski, MD,MPh, UMDNJ, School of Medicine, Newark, NJ, USA
2009 Brother Francis Edwards, RN, Aberdeen Childrens’ Hospital, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

 

MATTIE J.T. STEPANEK CHAMPION AWARD

This award recognizes any individual with extraordinary commitment to the Chi PACC® Program

2001 Congressman James P. Moran, VA, US Congress, Washington, DC Congressman John Murtha, PA, US Congress, Washington, DC
2003 James A. Hawkins, Board Member, Children’s Hospice International, Alexandria, VA
2005 Theresa A. Pratt, Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services, Baltimore, MD Sec. Tommy G. Thompson, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, DC
2009 Joan Marston, RN, Hospice & Palliative Care Assoc., South Africa, Bloemfontein, South Africa

 

Back to About CHI