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Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award

The Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award honors a healthcare leader whose commitment, values, and contributions embody the vision of NCHL to improve the health of the public through leadership and organizational excellence. The Leadership Award is given to an individual who has made significant leadership contributions to the health and healthcare field. Award winners come from many sectors, including healthcare delivery, community health, public health, insurance, suppliers, public policy, government, professional/trade associations, research, and academic institutions.

Click the image above to watch Nancy Howell Agee's remarks at the 2018 Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award event!

Click the image above to access the 2018 press release.

2018 Award Selection Committee

Christy Harris Lemak, PhD, Co-chair
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Robert G. Riney, Co-chair
Henry Ford Health System

Barbara A. Anason

Delvecchio Finley
Alameda Health System

Marc L. Boom, MD
Houston Methodist

Joseph Cabral
Press Ganey

Thomas Giella
Korn Ferry International

Sr. Carol Keehan
Catholic Health Association of the United States

Darrell G. Kirch, MD
American Association of Medical Colleges

Steven H. Lipstein
2017 GLW Leadership Excellence Award Recipient

Mary A. Pittman, DrPH
Public Health Institute

R. Timothy Rice
National Center for Healthcare Leadership

Ninfa M. Saunders, DHA
Navicent Health

Gail L. Warden
Henry Ford Health System

Maryjane A. Wurth
Health Forum & American Hospital Association

For additional information about the GLW Award, please contact Nilu Faiz-Ali at or 312-563-6488.

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