AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

Each year AAOHN honors outstanding members for excellence in activities that promote, advance, guide and protect the occupational and environmental health nursing profession.

The 2019 Awards Applications are now closed. All submissions for 2019 awards will be notified on the status of their applications in early 2019. 

UL EHS Sustainability - AAOHN Workplace Health and Safety Stewardship Award

Purpose: To recognize a licensed nurse practicing in the field of OHN who is dedicated to creating a culture of health and safety in the workplace. This award acknowledges an unsung hero who exemplifies the mission of UL EHS Sustainability, which is to protect and promote the well-being of workers, ensure organizational compliance and peace of mind, and drive measurable business improvement.

AAOHN Business Recognition Award

Purpose: To recognize businesses that support and promote the occupational and environmental health nursing profession.

AAOHN Fellowship

Purpose: To recognize leaders in the field of Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing and AAOHN, who demonstrate outstanding accomplishments through significant contributions in the areas of clinical practice, education, research, management or policy.

Click here to learn more about AAOHN's current Fellows.

AAOHN Lillian G. Carter Humanitarian Award

Purpose: To recognize a leader in the profession of occupational and environmental health nursing (OEHN) and the AAOHN, who has demonstrated outstanding accomplishments through significant contributions in nursing and humanitarian endeavors in local, national, or international arenas.

AAOHN Chapter Awards

Purpose: To recognize and promote AAOHN Chapters for quality, outstanding activity in the following areas:

  • Chapter Communications
  • Chapter Community Service
  • Chapter Education (Best Short Activity, Best One Day Activity, and Best Multi-Day Activity)
  • Chapter Governmental Affairs
  • Chapter of the Year

Click here for more information about each Chapter Award. 

2018 Awards Recipients

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AAOHN 2018 Award Recipients