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2014 Native American Child Health
Advocacy Award
Winner

 

Jacqueline L. Nelson, MD, FAAP

 

 

Dr. Nelson is a pediatrician at the Wind River Service Unit on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. She has worked for the Indian Health Service for the past 23 years, also intermittently serving as chief medical officer while at Wind River. She is a past AAP Wyoming Chapter president and is District VIII Chapter Forum Management Committee representative. Dr. Nelson and her nurses implemented Bright Futures as a part of the Bright Futures Preventive Services Improvement Project and are involved in the Pediatric Research in Office Settings study Adolescent Health in Pediatric Practice. Dr. Nelson is the state’s Early Hearing Detection and Intervention chapter champion. 

Each year, the AAP Committee on Native American Child Health presents the Native American Child Health Advocacy Award to recognize an individual who has made a major contribution to Native American child health.

The AAP Committee on Native American Child Health accepts nominations for the Native American Child Health Advocacy Award on a rolling basis. This award is given to recognize an individual (physician or non-physician) who has made a major contribution to promoting Native American child health. To have your nominee considered for the 2015 award, please submit your nomination by February 20, 2015 at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NACHAA. If you have an questions or problems with the survey, please contact AAP staff to CONACH at:  indianhealth@aap.org

 

Committee on Native American Child Health
American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Blvd
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Fax: 847/434-4993
indianhealth@aap.org

Congratulations to our previous award winners: