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AAP Child Health Advocate Award Past Recipients



2015:

Stuart Singer, JD
Partner, Boies, Schiller, & Flexner

Carl Goldfarb
Partner, Boies, Schiller, & Flexner

Ben Geffen, JD
Attorney, The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

James Eiseman, Jr, JD
Public Interest Law Firm of Philadelphia (PILCOP)

Douglas Hallward-Driemeier, JD
Partner, Ropes & Gray

Jonathan Lowy, JD
Director, Legal Action Project, The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence

Edward Mullins, JD
Attorney/Founding Shareholder, Astigarraga Davis

2014:

Garry Schaedel
Policy Analyst, Vermont Children's Health Improvement Program

2013:

Dean Sidelinger, MD, MSEd, FAAP
Medical Officer, Children's Health and Deputy Public Health Officer, County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency

2012:

William R. Purcell, MD, FAAP
Senator, State of North Carolina

Jeanne Milstein
Child Health Advocate, State of Connecticut (ret.)

2011:

John Knight

Representative, State of Alabama

2010:

Tim Cosgrove

Representative, State of Utah

2009:

Amy L. Rossi, LCSW

Associate Director at the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, State of Arkansas

2008:

Ruth Ota, RN
Public Health Nurse, State of Hawaii

2007:

Margaret Blood, MPA

Child Health Advocate, State of Massachusetts

2006: 

Rod Blagojevich

Governor, State of Illinois

Janet D. Howell

Senator, State of Virginia

2005: 

Frederick H. Cohen, JD
Principal, Litigation Group, Goldberg Kohn, State of Illinois

David J. Chizewer, JD
Principal, Litigation Group, Goldberg Kohn, State of Illinois

John Bouman, JD

Advocacy Director, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, State of Illinois

Stephanie Altman, JD

Health and Disability Advocates, State of Illinois

Thomas Yates, JD

Health and Disability Advocates, State of Illinois

Louis Bullock, JD
Bullock & Bullock, State of Oklahoma

Patricia Bullock, JD

Bullock & Bullock, State of Oklahoma

2004:

The Honorable Diane D. Denish
Lieutenant Governor, State of New Mexico

2003:

The Honorable Judith S. Kaye

Chief Judge, New York State Court of Appeals

2002:

David W. Hood
Secretary, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals

The Honorable Vi S. Simpson

Senator, State of Indiana

2001: 

Douglas E. Bryant

Commissioner, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

The Honorable Jim Ryan

Attorney General, State of Illinois

The Honorable Debbie Wasserman-Schultz

Senator, State of Florida

2000:  

The Honorable Christine Gregoire
Attorney General, State of Washington

The Honorable Michael Moore

Attorney General, State of Mississippi

1999:  

The Honorable Donald E. Williamson, MD
State Health Officer, State of Alabama

1998: 

The Honorable Connie B. Binsfeld

Lieutenant Governor, State of Michigan

1997:  

The Honorable Howard Dean, MD

Governor, State of Vermont

1996: 

The Honorable Roy Romer

Governor, State of Colorado

1995: 

The Honorable Mark Kennedy

Associate Justice, Supreme Court of Alabama

1994: 

The Honorable James B. Hunt, Jr.

Governor, State of North Carolina

1993: 

Patricia Nicol, MD

Director, Division of Maternal and Child Health, State of Kentucky

1992: 

Richard Westgard

Program Manager, Division of Children and Family Services, State of Washington

1991:
 

The Honorable Mamoru Yamasaki
Senator, State of Hawaii


For additional information regarding the Child Health Advocate Award, please contact Jeff Hudson in the Division of State Government Affairs at 800/433-9016 ext 7799 or at stgov@aap.org.

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