Oregon Office of Rural Health

Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year Award

2018 Rural Health Hero of the Year

Is there a Healthcare Hero in your rural community?

The Oregon Office of Rural Health annually seeks nominations for the Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year Award. The award honors an outstanding person, program or organization that has improved the quality and availability of health care in rural communities.

Nominations are closed for 2018. Please keep an eye on this page for 2019's nomination form!

Nominate your 2019 Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year!

The Oregon Office of Rural Health is seeking nominations for the 2019 Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year Award. The award honors an outstanding person, program or organization that has improved the quality and availability of health care in rural communities.

Nominations for the 2019 Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year will be accepted now through July 5, 2019 and will be announced at the 36th Annual Oregon Rural Health Conference, October 2-4, 2019 at the Riverhouse on the Deschutes, Bend, Oregon.

You can find the 2019 Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year nomination packet here

For more information, please contact Laura Potter | potterla@ohsu.edu | 503-494-5244.

Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year Bios and Videos

2018

The Oregon Office of Rural Health is proud to present this year’s Rural Health Hero of the Year Award to Sharon D. DeHart, P.A-C. Learn more about the 2018 Hero of the Year.

2017

The Oregon Office of Rural Health is proud to present this year’s Rural Health Hero of the Year Award to Lynne Frost. Learn more about the 2017 Hero of the Year.

2016

Learn more about Community Counseling Solutions, the 2016 Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year.

2015

Learn more about Bobbie Steninger, the 2015 Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year.

2014

Learn more about Sandra Dunbrasky, M.D., the 2014 Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year.

2013

Learn more about Verna Pettyjohn, the 2013 Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year.

2012

Learn more about Angel Flight West – Oregon Wing, the 2012 Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year.

2011

Learn more about Patricia Neal, the 2011 Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year.

2010

Learn more about Jane McLaughlin, the 2010 Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year.

2009

Learn more about Carolyn Bauer, the 2009 Oregon Rural Health Hero of the Year.