Celebrating 107 years
2022 Annual Meeting
IOMC Healthcare Awards
June 30, 2022 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM CT
610 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60605
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5:00 PM Fellows Networking Circle- Private for Fellows Only
5:30 PM CT Open Networking Social
6:00 PM CT BUSINESS MEETING
Annual Business Meeting
Recognize the 2021-2022 Board of Governors for their Efforts
Announce and Meet the New Board of Governors
6:15 PM CT AWARDS PROGRAM
Recognition of New Fellows
Announce and introduce new Fellows
FIRESIDE CHAT WITH DR. HELENE D. GAYLE AND DR. CHERYL RUCKER-WHITAKER
Keynote Speaker: Helene D. Gayle, MD, MPH, CEO of the Chicago Community Trust
Helene D. Gayle is CEO of The Chicago Community Trust, the region's community foundation, connecting the generosity of donors with community needs to improve metropolitan Chicago.
Prior to The Chicago Community Trust, Dr. Gayle was CEO at McKinsey Social Initiative, a nonprofit organization that implements programs that bring together varied stakeholders to address complex global social challenges. Previously, she was president and CEO of CARE USA, a leading international humanitarian organization. An expert on global development, humanitarian, and health issues, she spent 20 years with the Centers for Disease Control, working primarily on HIV/AIDS. Dr. Gayle then worked at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, directing programs on HIV/AIDS and other global health issues.
Dr. Gayle serves on public company and non-profit boards including: The Coca-Cola Company, Colgate-Palmolive Company, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the New America Foundation, the ONE Campaign, and the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, she serves on the President's Commission on White House Fellowships. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the American Public Health Association, the Institute of Medicine, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Named one of Forbes’ “100 Most Powerful Women,” she has authored numerous articles on global and domestic public health issues, poverty alleviation, gender equality, and social justice.
Dr. Gayle was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. She earned a B.A. in psychology at Barnard College, an M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins University. She has received 13 honorary degrees and holds faculty appointments at the University of Washington and Emory University.
Honor the 2022 Healthcare Award Winners
We are pleased to announce to honor the following award recipients:
2022 Lifetime Achievement Award- Donna Thompson, RN, MS, CEO of ACCESS Community Health Network
2022 Innovation in Healthcare Delivery Award - Lisa Green, DO, Family Christian Health Center
2022 Innovation in Healthcare Delivery Award (System) - University of Illinois – Emergency Department -Better Health Through Housing
2022 Humanitarian Global Health Award - Ukraine Medical Association of North America- State of Illinois
Recognize the 2021 Healthcare Award Winners
(We wish to introduce the 2021 award recipients since no in-person convening was held due to the COVID-10 pandemic)
2021 Lifetime Achievement Award - Mark Shields, MD, MBA
2021 The Henry P. Russe Citation for Exemplary Compassion in Healthcare Award - Melissa Simon, MD. MPH
2021 Innovation in Health Care Delivery Award- Angela Moss, PhD, RN
2021 Humanitarian Global Health Award- Neli Vazquez-Rowland, President & Co-Founder of The Safehaven Foundation
2021 Special Public Service Awards
Ngozi Ezike, MD, MPH, State of Illinois, Public Health Director, formerly
Allison Arwady, MD, MPH, City of Chicago, Commissioner of Public Health
Rachel Rubin, MD, MPH, FACP, Sr. Medical Officer & Co-Leader of Cook County Dept of Public Health
Kiran Joshi, MD, MPH, Sr. Medical Officer & Co-Leader Cook County Dept. of Public Health
Karen Ayala, MPH-Executive Director, DuPage Health Department
Barbara Jeffers, Executive Director(retired), Kane County Dept. of Public Health
Susan Olenek, MAOL, Executive Director, Will County Dept. of Public Health
Melissa Adamson, MPH, Public Health Administrator, McHenry Dept. of Public Health
Mark Pfister, MSES, DrPhc, Executive Director, Lake County Dept. of Public Health & Community Health Center
8:00 - 8:15 PM
Closing and Adjourn
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