Award of Merit

Recognizing Key Contributions to Hospitals and Health Care
The Award of Merit is presented each year to an individual (not a CEO) who has made noteworthy contributions to the health care field in Indiana.  

Requirements:

  • Nominations must be in the form of a letter to the Chairman of the Awards Committee, Bryan Mills. This letter must be accompanied by background material that details the significant contributions of the nominee to hospitals and/or health care. Supportive and clarifying information may be included. Please do not submit presentations.
  • Nominees must be residents of Indiana​
  • Chief executive officers of IHA member organizations are not eligible

Nominate a Deserving Candidate:
IHA members help us identify and select recipients of the Award of Merit.  You can download this form and return to:

Fay Pitz
500 North Meridian Street, Suite 250
Indianapolis, IN 46204


 

PAST WINNERS

2018 - Dr. Jerome Adams

2017 - Dr. Tim Taber

2016  -  Dale E. Baker

2015  -  Jim McIntire

2014  -  Denise Dillard

2013  -  Peggy Gerard

2012  - Sally Cleveland

2011  -  Dr. James Williams

2010  -  Jon A. Ford

2009  -  Dr. Judith Monroe

2008  -  Dr. Steven C. Beering

2007  -  Senator Patricia L. Miller

2007  -  Representative Charlie Brown

2006  -  John C. Render

2006  -  Kenneth G. Stella

2006  -  David H. Windley

2005  -  Sister Jane Marie Klein

2004  -  John W. Fischer

2003  -  Brenda Eversole

2002  -  JoAnn R. Meehan

2001  -  Rita Mrozinski

2000  -  Michael J. Mastrangeloa, M.D.

1999  -  John D. Walda

1998  -  Samuel H. Hopper

1997  -  John C. Bailey, M.D.

1996  -  Allen M. Hicks

1995  -  Walter Daly Jr., M.D.

1994  -  Sister Clarise Winter

1993  -  Hilton Hobbs

1992  -  Ben Bortz Jr.

1991  -  Barbara Stewart

1990  -  Conrad E. Uitts

1989  -  Otis R. Bowen, M.D.

1988  -  George Lukemeyer, M.D.

1987  -  Donald T. Nelson

1986  -  William H. Krieg

1985  -  William S. Hall

1984  -  C.L. Morris

1983  -  Helen Barrett

1982  -  Edmund F. Ball