We congratulate Baylor College of Medicine and Ericsson for winning the 2019 C. Everett Koop Award, as well as the seven Honorable Mention recipients. Previous recognitions for Quest's program include 10 years of accreditation by the CEO Roundtable on Cancer. Award recipients are ultimately selected by the Board of Directors. Read More. The deadline for submission has been extended to May 31, 2020. Named for C. Everett Koop, the 13th Surgeon General of the United States (1982-1989), the award is given by The Health Project to organizations that demonstrate their health programs deliver significant health improvements and business results.In a quarter of a century, fewer than 70 organizations have won the honor. 2019 Award Winners. His calling card—indeed, his claim to fame – was his integrity. Collectively, the 2020 Heinz Award honorees represent the vision, creativity and determination that produce achievements of lasting good and meaningful impact, which the Heinz Awards hopes to inspire. Read More. In 2011, that program won a C. Everett Koop Award, an annual honor that aims to promote health programs “with demonstrated effectiveness in influencing personal health habits and the cost-effective use of health care services” (and for which both HFC and Eastman Chemical have been listed as sponsors). A Reagan appointee, he acted as though he reported to no one other than the American people and his own conscience. Winning the C. Everett Koop award solidifies the hard work and commitment to employee health and well-being Baylor has made over the past 5 years,” said Dane Friend, vice president of human resources at Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to the AHA, Quest was the only 2020 recipient of The Health Project's C. Everett Koop National Health Award, and was recognized by the National Business Group on Health. C. Everett Koop ’37 was passionate about public health. Quest Diagnostics has received the prestigious 2020 C. Everett Koop National Health Award for efforts to improve employee health and well-being. This year alone, multiple organizations have recognized Quest Diagnostics for its employee population health programs. 2012 C Everett Koop National Health Award. The C. Everett Koop Courage Award was established in 2005 to honor students and faculty members who have shown courage in the quest for better health care. The late Dr. C. Everett Koop was the most revered Surgeon General in history, perhaps even the most revered Cabinet member. Wellness Council of America: 2010 & 2012 Gold Well Workplace Award 'First of its Kind' Case Study; Council of State Governments: 2011 Innovations Award; Aster Awards: 2011 Gold Government; Agency Division; Governor's Wellness Awards. The awards will be presented on September 28, 2016 at the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO) Forum in Atlanta, GA. Information about C. Everett Koop National Health Award winners and their health promotion programs is available free at www.TheHealthProject.com. By Al Lewis & Vik Khanna. In addition to the AHA, Quest was the only 2020 recipient of The Health Project's C. Everett Koop National Health Award, and was recognized by the National Business Group on Health. Applications for the 2020 Koop Award are now being accepted. Quest Diagnostics is the sole winner in 2020. 2011 Sower's Award Recipient