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Nominations Now Open for the 2016 Champions of Health Awards

Apr. 22, 2016

Tulsa, OK — Individuals, groups and organizations that are working to positively change the health status of Oklahomans, through unique and innovative programs, are encouraged to apply for the 2016 Champions of Health awards.

Nominations open today and will be accepted through May 27 either online PDF Document or by mail.

There is no cost to submit a nomination and award categories include:

  • Champion of Children's Health
  • Champion of Senior Health
  • Champion of the Uninsured
  • Community Health Champion
  • Corporate Health Champion

Nonprofit winners in select categories will receive a $5,000 contribution toward their organization or program, and will be considered for the highest honor, the Dr. Rodney L. Huey Memorial Champion of Oklahoma Health, as well as receive a $15,000 contribution. Additional details on the categories and requirements can be found by visiting

All winners will be recognized at the Champions of Health gala on Tuesday, September 27, at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.

Since 2004, the Champions of Health program has honored more than 150 organizations that are working to reverse the negative health statistics in the state.

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