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Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation selects five 2019 champions in women’s health

Champions to be awarded by Sue Ann Thompson at the Champions in Women’s Health Awards Ceremony & Reception 

Friday, January 25, 2019- (MADISON, WI) – The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation (WWHF) is excited to announce the five recipients of the ‘2019 Champions in Women’s Health Award’. The award is a unique opportunity to raise awareness about the remarkable work of talented health leaders in Wisconsin and recognize individuals who have devoted themselves to improving the lives of Wisconsin women and their families.

Applications were received from statewide nominations and reviewed by representatives of the WWHF including community members and local health representatives. The awardees have demonstrated their dedication to women’s health through exemplary achievement in their specific area of expertise.

The following individuals are the recipients of the ‘2019 Champions in Women’s Health Award’.

 

Boreen, Amanda LAMANDA BOREEN, RN, CN-BN, CBCN

Breast Care Coordinator

Marshfield Clinic Health System; Oncology

Weston, WI

Area of Health: Cancer; Breast Cancer

 

 

 

krees headshotKEELY REES, PhD, MCHES

Professor & Program Director

UW- La Crosse; Community and Public Health, Department of Health Education and Health Promotion

La Crosse, WI

Area of Health: General Women’s Health; Advocacy, Prenatal and Postpartum Health, Reproductive Health 

 

 

Schrager_SarinaSARINA SCHRAGER, MD, MS

Professor

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health; Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Madison, WI

Area of Health: General Women’s Health

 

 

 

JULIE SCHULLER, MD, MPH, MBA, FACP

President and CEO

Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

Milwaukee, WI

Area of Health: General Women’s Health; Minority Health

 

 

 

 

Sommerfeldt HeadshotBETH SOMMERFELDT, RN, BSN, CN-BN

Registered Nurse (Retired)

UW Health Breast Center of Excellence

Madison, WI

Area of Health: Cancer; Breast Cancer

 

 

 

Champions are honored by WWHF Founder & President, Sue Ann Thompson, at the Champions in Women’s Health Awards Ceremony & Reception on Saturday April 27th, 2019.

“We have an amazing group of Champions!” says Sue Ann Thompson.  “We have five individuals who are raising awareness of women’s health issues, educating the next generation of women’s health professionals, and impacting the quality of health care that all Wisconsin women receive. We are excited to honor their achievements.”

For more information on the 2019 Champions in Women’s Health, including opportunities to support these awards, please visit the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation’s website: www.wwhf.org/champions

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation (WWHF) is a nonprofit organization that provides health services and education for women and families. Our mission is to innovate, impact, and improve women’s health. We provide free women’s health education and support programs for women and their families throughout Wisconsin and administer funds for women’s health research initiatives. To learn more, visit wwhf.org or call 1-800-448-5148.

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