IPAC recognized as Distinguished Rural Health Program

Jane Hamel-Lambert, PhD, President of IPAC and John Borchard, RN, BSN, Chair, IPAC Board of Directors accepted the 2007 Award for Distinguished Rural Health Program from Heather Reed from ODH Office of Primary Care and Rural Health and Susan Isaac, Ohio Rural Health Coalition on September 18, 2007.

The award recognizes a program that promotes or facilitates the development of innovative rural health care delivery systems. The evaluation committee looked at the following criteria: innovation and perceived effectiveness, the programs lasting impact on the community and an emphasis on coordination with others in the community.

IPAC Partners also present at the awards luncheon joining us in accepting the award included parent partners Liana Flores and Annie Pepper; Dave Hunter, Project Director of Athens Co. Help Me Grow; Sue Meeks, RN,C from OU-COM Community Health Programs; John Constanzo, PhD Superintendent from the Athens Co. Schools; Robert Stewart, Judge from the Athens County Juvenile Court; Kendall Brown-Clovis, PCC, LICDC HR Director, Tri-County Mental Health and Counseling Center, Inc.

Congratulations to everyone. IPAC clearly embodies the principles of this award!

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