Awards

FAMOHIO AWARDS

FAMOHIO,Inc. annually recognizes individuals and organizations that have made a significant contribution to or impact in the bleeding disorders community. If you know of an individual or organization, deserving such an award, please submit a nomination identifying the person and explaining why that person should receive an award to info@famohio.com.

The Ira Gaffin Memorial Award

This award is presented to an individual who has provided extraordinary voluntary service to the hemophilia community. This merit based award is offered once each year and is open to any individual or couple whose unstinting service on behalf of the hemophilia community of Ohio exemplifies the generous spirit of Ira Gaffin.

The 2016 Ira Gaffin Memorial Award Recipient is Cindy Michael, LISW

Thomas Drake Special Recognition Award

This award recognizes the contributions and efforts of individuals affected by hemophilia or other bleeding disorder to Ohio’s bleeding disorder community.

The 2016 Thomas Drake Special Recognition Award Recipient is Jodi Skinner

Timothy Pryor Special Recognition Award

This award recognizes the contributions and efforts of individuals not affected by a bleeding disorder to Ohio’s bleeding disorder community.

The 2016 Timothy Pryor Special Recognition Award Recipient is Julie Bricker

Thomas H. Burr Advocacy Award

This award recognizes individual(s) for significant participation in legislative advocacy> on a state, regional or national level.

The 2016 Thomas H. Burr Award Recipients are Jermaine Davis and Representative Charleta B. Tavares .

William R. Dennis Award

This award recognizes an organization that has made a significant contribution to the well being of Ohio’s bleeding disorder community.

The 2016 William R. Dennis Award Recipient is Northwest Ohio Hemophilia Treatment Center

Dirk Scheerhorn Communications Award

This special recognition award recognizes an individual or organization for communicating useful information to Ohio’s bleeding disorder community—such as newsletters or other forms of communication.

The Ira Gaffin Memorial Award

This award is presented to an individual who has provided extraordinary voluntary service to the hemophilia community. This merit based award is offered once each year and is open to any individual or couple whose unstinting service on behalf of the hemophilia community of Ohio exemplifies the generous spirit of Ira Gaffin. Want to nominate a special individual to receive this award at the 2017 FAMOHIO event? Email Rick Sites today!

2016: Cindy Michael, LISW

2015: Glenn Pierce, M.D., Ph.D.

2014: Karen Gillespie

2013: Les and Gloria Gutter

2012: (none awarded)

2011: Teresa Bridges Rutter, Madeline Heffner, & Nancy Duffy

2010: Elizabeth Billow

2009: Dena Shepard

2008: (none awarded)

2007: Polly Partin-Welch

2006: Randy Clites

2005: Linda Wacha

2004: Ruth Saylor

2003: Sylvia Jordan

2002: Joseph Palascek, M.D.

2001: Jim Sites

2000: Bill Dennis

1999: Rick Sites

1998: Michael Para, M.D.

1997: Ralph Gruppo, M.D.

1996: Dirk Scheerhorn, Ph.D.

1995: Tom Burr

1994: Paul and Rosie Haas