Healthcare Leadership Awards 2012
David Lincoln and the Lincoln family earned Arizona Business Magazine’s first Lifetime Achievement Award to highlight the 5th annual, 2012 Healthcare Leadership Awards Thursday, March 8 at the Arizona Biltmore.
“Even though this is a lifetime award, I hope that I have a lot more life to live,” David Lincoln joked.
Thirteen other awards were presents to honorees, who heard keynote addresses from Dr. Michael Birt, director of the Center for Sustainable Health and interim co-director at ASU’s Biodesign Institute; and Elizabeth Reich, President and CEO, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Arizona.
Community Outreach: Ruth Rimmer, Director of Psycho/Social Research, Arizona Burn Center, Maricopa Integrated Health Systems
Institution or Educational Program: Arizona Institute for Breast Health
Insurance Provider or Executive: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
Volunteer of the Year: Jean Reynolds, Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Dentist of the Year: Tony S. Hashemian, DDS, A.T. Still University Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health
Nurse or Nursing Advocate: Dr. Anne McNamara, Grand Canyon University
Manager of the Year: Brain Shelley, Banner Del E. Webb
Hospital Executive of the Year: Rhonda Anderson, Cardon Children’s Medical Center
Hospital Administrator of the Year: Dr. Edgar Staren, Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Researcher of the Year: Julie Robbins, Battelle
Healthcare Leadership Physician of the Year: Dr. Stephen Pophal, Phoenix Children’s Hospital
Surgeon of the Year: Dr. David Jacofsky, The CORE Institute
Medical Center or Hospital: Thunderbird Medical Center
Lifetime Achievement Award: David Lincoln and the Lincoln Family