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Save the Date! HMPRG Awards Celebration

On October 13, Health and Medicine Policy Research Group (Health & Medicine) will be holding an Awards Gala to honor the accomplishments of activists and professionals making important strides towards health equity and social justice. See below for a complete list of our 2017 HMPRG Awards honorees. A list of past Award winners is available here.

Friday, October 13, 2017
Reception 5:30 / Program 6:30
Chicago Cultural Center / 78 E Washington St
Individual Ticket - $200 / NextGen Ticket (Age 30 and under) - $90



2017  HMPRG Award Winners

  • Health Awards:
Margaret M. Nykaza, D.Min., Harmony, Hope & Healingand
Suzanne Carlberg-Racich, PhD, MSPH, DePaul University and Chicago Recovery Alliance
  • Medicine Award: Evelyn Figueroa, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
  • Policy Award: Chicago ADAPT
  • Dr. Steve Whitman Research Award: Wrenetha Julion, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, Rush University College of Nursing
  • Group Award: Metropolitan Tenants Organization  
  • Emerging Leader Award: Lauren Ángeles, Alivio Medical Center
  • Lifetime Achievement Award—Worker Health, Safety, and Justice: Leslie Nickels, MEd, PhD

Sponsorship Opportunities
LEADER - $10,000 SPONSORSHIP

•    Twenty tickets to the event
•    Verbal recognition from the podium
•    Two-page ad in Printed Tribute Book
•    Recognition in all event marketing, signage, programs, and materials

VISIONARY - $5,000 SPONSORSHIP
•    Fifteen tickets to the event
•    Full-page ad in Printed Tribute Book
•    Recognition in all event marketing, signage, programs, and materials

INNOVATOR- $3,500 SPONSORSHIP
•    Ten tickets to the event
•    Half-page ad in printed tribute book
•    Recognition in all event marketing, signage, programs, and materials

ADVOCATE- $1,500 SPONSORSHIP
•    Five tickets to the event
•    Quarter-page ad in printed tribute book
•    Recognition in all event marketing, signage, programs, and materials

FRIEND- $600 SPONSORSHIP
•    Two tickets to the event
•    Recognition in printed event materials for two people or one organization 

Sponsorships can be purchased online here or download the sponsorship form.

Please contact Magda Slowik @ (312)372-4292 X 30 or mslowik@hmprg.org with questions or requests for special assistance at the event