Call for Distinguished Healthcare Provider of the Year Nominations


Each year at its Annual Foundation Dinner, the Hamilton Memorial Hospital District Foundation recognizes an individual – living or deceased, or group who has made an outstanding contribution to the health and welfare of residents of our area by presenting the Distinguished Healthcare Provider of the Year Award. 

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 award which will be presented at the Foundation’s 18th Annual Foundation Dinner to be held on Saturday, November 11 at the Hamilton County Senior High School.

Selection of the Distinguished Healthcare Provider of the Year is based on the nominee’s contribution to the better health and improved quality of life for patients and the local area as a whole, and/or for the advancement of public understanding and appreciation for the quality of healthcare in our area.

“Our area is blessed to have had so many individuals and organizations who have dedicated their life and resources to caring for their friends, neighbors and fellow residents,” said Victoria Woodrow, Interim Hamilton Memorial Hospital CEO.  “This award is a way to thank them for their commitment to making our area a healthier place to live,” added Woodrow.

Past recipients of the award are: Evelyn Barker, R.N.; Donald Mitchell, M.D.; Founding Members of Hamilton Memorial Hospital District’s Board of Directors; K.T. Murugappan, M.D.; Hamilton Memorial Hospital District Auxiliary; Ildefonso Tomaneng, M.D.; Alec Hood, M.D.; Asuncion Cope, M.D.;  A.C. Tobey, M.D.;  Brother Bud Sefried;  Ruth Adams, R.N.; June Smith, R.N.; Trade Industries; and Mike Harre, Harre Ambulance; Mike Davenport, FNP; and Bill Sandusky.

Completed nomination forms must be received by October 27, 2017.

For more information, contact Tian Rose, Hamilton Memorial Hospital at 618.643.2361 or

Distinguished Healthcare Provider Award Nomination Form