MCH Advisory Task Force Events

2013 Betty Hubbard Leadership Awards Presentation

The 2013 Betty Hubbard Leadership in Maternal and Child Health Award was presented at the December 13, 2013 MCH Advisory Task Force meeting. The award, presented by Deputy Commissioner Jim Koppel, recognizes leadership in promoting good health for mothers and children at the statewide and community levels.

Luanne Nyberg received the statewide award for work her on building programs and policies that help children. In 1985 she founded the Children's Defense Fund – Minnesota. The Children’s Defense Fund – Minnesota focus on the needs of all Minnesota children, particularly children being raised in low-income households who suffer greater barriers to full participation in society as a result of being born into poverty.

To read more about her accomplishments, go to the Betty Hubbard Awards page.

Luanne Nyberg with Deputy Commissioner of Health Jim Koppel
Luanne Nyberg with Deputy Commissioner of Health Jim Koppel

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