HUD Secretary's Award for Healthy Homes - 2015 Award Winners

Award for Healthy HomesThe U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, in partnership with the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), announces the annual Secretary’s Awards for Healthy Homes.

These awards recognize excellence in making indoor environments healthier through healthy homes research, education, and through program delivery, especially in diverse, low to moderate income communities.

The awards are presented at NEHA's Annual Educational Conference & Exhibition each year.

2015 Award Winners

Cross Porgram Coordination among Health, Environment, and Housing

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City, Missouri

Public Housing/Multifamily Supported Housing

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority

Public Policy

Breathe Easy Coalition of Maine, Smoke-Free Housing Coalition of Maine


2015 Press Releases and Announcements

2015 HUD Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes Winners Announced: Alaska, Maine, Missouri, and Wisconsin programs cited as national models

2015 HUD Secretary’s Awards for Healthy Homes – All Program Descriptions

Follow-up on 2015 HUD Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes Winners: The New HUD Secretary’s Awards for Healthy Homes, An Interview with Martin Nee


2015 Award Review Panel

Thank you! The review panel volunteered their expertise and many hours of their time. 

Rebecca Blocker, MS, HHS, Housing and Environmental Design Specialist, University of Missouri Extension, Farmington, MO

Sonja Koukel, PhD, Community and Environmental Health Specialist and Co-Director, Extension Family & Consumer Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

Stephan Ruckman, NEHA Technical Advisor for Schools, Environmental Health Manager, Worthington City Schools, Dublin, OH

Sandra Whitehead, MPA, PhD, NEHA Technical Advisor for Healthy Homes and Healthy Communities, Director of Healthy Community Design at NACCHO, Washington, DC

Felix Zemel, MCP, MPH, REHS/RS, CEHT, HHS, DAAS, NEHA Technical Advisor for Land Use Planning and Design, Building Commissioner, Zoning Code Enforcement, Town of Sherborn, Sherborn MA


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