Deadline: all nominations must be received by August 24, 2012
Eligibility Criteria: Candidates should have 1) demonstrated professional excellence in the field of newborn screening (blood spot or hearing); 2) displayed a commitment to the advancement of newborn screening quality improvements; and/or 3) been instrumental in affecting a change in newborn screening in Rhode Island.
Judging: Nominations will be reviewed by a committee at the Rhode Island Department of Health
Past Recipients: Mary Andrews, Children's NeuroDevelopment Center (2003); Karen Lemke, VNA Care New England (2004); Joyce Peipert, Children's NeuroDevelopment Center (2005); Chanika Phornphutkul, Children's NeuroDevelopment Center (2010)
For additional information: contact Christelle Larose at 401-222-5950 or Christelle.Larose@health.ri.gov