Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Catherine Summerhays Distinguished Service Award


Catherine Summerhays Distinguished Service Award

During the late 1970′s and into the early 1980′s Catherine Summerhays was the director of the Bureau of Health Promotion/Risk Reduction for the Utah Department of Health. Catherine was instrumental in continuing successes of many Bureau programs while sharing a strong interest in employee wellness. Under her direction and vision, the Healthy Utah program was developed and implemented. Utah became one of the first states to implement a Behavioral Risk Factor Survey under her direction as well.

This award is given to a person or program which has been shown to promote the advancement of quality health education. This award may be give to any person or program regardless of their professional affiliation.

Previous Award Recipients

Year Recipient
2013 – 2014 Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Utah
2012 – 2013 Julie Gast
2011 – 2012 Carl Hanson
2010 – 2011 Department of Health Sciences, Brigham Young University
2009 – 2010 Department of Community and Public Health, Utah Valley University
2008 – 2009 Eric Edwards
2007 – 2008 Stephanie Fugal
2006 – 2007 Les Chatelain
2005 – 2006 Lynne Nilson
2004 – 2005 Kristy Rigby
2003 – 2004 Kevin Condra
2002 – 2003 Brad Neiger
2001 – 2002 Terri Sory
2000 – 2001 Dan Kinnersly
1999 – 2000 Heather Borski
1998 – 1999 Ivy Melton Sales
1997 – 1998 Kim Hall
1996 – 1997 Todd Barson
1995 – 1996 Mimi Morgan
1994 – 1995 Kevin Thompson

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