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Dr. Charles H. Hudson Award for Cardiopulmonary Public Health

The annual award recognizes efforts to positively influence the public’s awareness of cardiopulmonary health and wellness. Past recipients of this prestigious award include Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Senator Frank Lautenberg, the American Lung Association, and the Allergy & Asthma Network—Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc.

The award is funded by an endowment from Hudson Respiratory Care, Inc., formerly Hudson Oxygen Therapy Sales Company, and was established in 1986 in honor of the company’s founder, Charles H. Hudson, DDS.

This award consists of a plaque, coach airfare, one night's lodging, and registration for the AARC Congress 2018.

Nomination Procedure
Submit a typed letter of 1,000 words or less that answers each of the following questions as appropriate for the nominee. Nominees may include individuals, groups, or organizations whose primary effort has promoted cardiopulmonary health and wellness.

  1. How has the nominee promoted cardiopulmonary health and wellness? Outline and describe major activities, events, research, or public policy the nominee has affected.
  2. Describe how public cardiopulmonary health and awareness have been influenced through the efforts of the nominee.
  3. Why is the nominee a role model for others in terms of public health?
  4. How has the nominee promoted the objectives relative to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services “Healthy People 2000,” the federal agenda for a healthier America?
  5. Please include any supporting documentation and, in the case of an individual, a curriculum vitae, if available.

Nominations will be accepted at any time; however, the deadline for receiving nominations in the ARCF office is June 1. The award will be presented at the AARC Awards Ceremony.

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