Closing the Gap Award

The inequities in health care that affect some populations ultimately affect us all. Since 2006, CHE has presented the Closing the Gap Award annually to a person or program that has made a significant contribution toward addressing health disparities in our community. The awardees demonstrate stamina, courage, and persistence. 

 

Past Honorees:

2015- James F. Jenkins, D.D.S.

2014 - Kit Boesch

2013 - Maria Prendes Lintel, Ph.D.

2012 - Leadership Lincoln for Project A.L.L.

2011 - Community CROPS

2010 - Clinic with a Heart

2009 - Nebraska Appleseed

2008 - Lincoln Literacy and Good Neighbor Community Center for their partnership in the "Health for Everyone Program"

2007 - Healthy Homes Program, Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department

2006 - Marty Ramirez, Ph.D.

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