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New York City Department of Health
and Mental Hygiene

Office of Communications
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Sandra Mullin/Greg Butler
(212) 788-5260; (212) 764-7667
Wednesday, December 11, 2002
 

PRESS ADVISORY

NYC DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE HOSTS
EXCELLENCE IN HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE AWARDS


WHAT:The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) will host the third annual Excellence in Health Mental Hygiene Awards, honoring individuals and organizations in New York City that have made significant contributions to the fields of health and mental hygiene. This year DOHMH will recognize the outstanding efforts of people and organizations in the following categories:
  • Advocacy
    • Joseph Cherner
    • Calvin & Era Fischetti
  • Media Coverage
    • New York 1
  • Medical Provider
    • Harold Freeman
  • Mental Hygiene Service Providers
    • Builders for Family and Youth
    • Contemporary Guidance Services, Inc.
    • Early Start
    • Hamilton Madison House
  • Scholarship
    • Don Des Jarlais
WHO:Presiding over the awards ceremony will be New York City Deputy Mayor of Policy, Dennis Walcott, and Health and Mental Hygiene Commissioner Thomas Frieden.
WHEN:Tonight, Wednesday, December 11, 5:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. Program begins promptly at 6:15 P.M.
WHERE:Surrogate's Court, 31 Chambers Street, Manhattan.


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