G. Scott Giebink Excellence in Immunization Award
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|This award is given in memory of G. Scott Giebink, M.D. (1944-2003). Dr. Giebink was an internationally-respected pediatric infectious disease expert and a great advocate for immunization. He also strongly believed in access to health care for all children and helped create MinnesotaCare, a state health insurance program for people with low incomes. The G. Scott Giebink Excellence in Immunization Award is given each year to a Minnesota organization that has provided leadership and/or innovation in immunization.|
2017 Focus Area
The focus of the 2017 G. Scott Giebink Excellence in Immunization Award is innovative methods of providing access to low-cost immunizations for children and/or adults.
Any organization that provides immunizations or facilitates access to immunizations is eligible to be nominated for this award. It may be a public or private clinic, or a non-traditional site like a long-term care facility, school, child care center, or other organization.
To nominate an organization:
- Complete the nomination form (PDF)*.
- *To save responses in the fillable PDF, save the blank fillable PDF on your computer and close the file. Open the PDF, type in your responses, and save the file again.
- Write a letter of recommendation describing the organization’s innovative methods of providing access to low-cost immunizations for children and/or adults (maximum 500 words).
- Submit the form and a letter to the MDH Immunization Program (see nomination form).
Nominations are due by Aug. 4, 2017.