Oklahoma Public health advocates earn 2021 Champion for Healthy Families Award
OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 18, 2021 — Dr. Calin Watt Kirk, Dr. Dwight Sublett and children’s health advocates Ali Dodd and Rebekah Rhoades have been named the recipients of the 2021 Champion for Healthy Families Award by a coalition of healthcare professionals and community members.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month and the Oklahoma Alliance for Healthy Families is officially recognizing local advocates who work to promote vaccination in our state.
“This year has been extraordinarily difficult for our tireless community of medical professionals and for parents seeking to protect their families’ wellbeing throughout the pandemic,” said Jacqueline McDaniel, executive director of the Oklahoma Alliance for Healthy Families. “While the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic are extraordinary, all three honorees have gone above and beyond throughout their continued dedication to public health leadership.”
The Champion for Healthy Families Award is given by the Oklahoma Alliance for Healthy Families, a non-profit organization. The Oklahoma Alliance for Healthy Families is a statewide coalition of public health experts and parents with the goal of improving the health of our schools, communities and families through impactful advocacy about the effectiveness of immunizations.
More information about OAHF and its partners can be found at www.okhealthfamily.org.
Dr. Calin Watt Kirk
Dr. Dwight Sublett