Harrison Award of Merit 2022Jun 17, 2022

NCCHC Seeks Nominations for Lifetime Achievement and Communications Awards



For the first time, NCCHC is soliciting public nominations for NCCHC’s highest honors. Nominations are due July 15 for the Bernard P. Harrison Award of Merit and the B. Jaye Anno Award of Excellence in Communications.

Bernard P. Harrison Award of Merit

The Award of Merit lifetime achievement award is presented annually to an outstanding correctional health leader who has a long record of accomplishment and participation in NCCHC programs. It is a capstone to a career dedicated to quality correctional health care.

Award Criteria

Nomination by peer or self-nomination

Minimum 20 years in the field of correctional health care

Demonstrated thought leadership and mentorship in correctional health care

Significant contributions to the success of NCCHC and to quality health care nationally

B. Jaye Anno Award of Excellence in Communications

This award pays tribute to innovative, well-executed communications that have had a positive impact on the field of correctional health care. Eligible nominees include authors, presenters, educators, and content creators of communications that are innovative and multidisciplinary and have an impact on the field of correctional health care. The award is defined broadly to incorporate many types of communication vehicles, such as article series, presentations, publications, websites and recordings. 

Award Criteria

Nomination by peer or self-nomination

Demonstrated excellence in communications 

The awards will be presented during the Opening Ceremony of the National Conference on Correctional Health Care on October 24 in Las Vegas. Deadline: June 2

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