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West Virginia Rural Health Awards

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West Virginia Rural Health Association
Sep 15, 2023

Richard Sutphin


The West Virginia Rural Health Awards program recognizes the accomplishments of individuals and organizations in the field of rural health.

Award categories include:

  • Outstanding Rural Health Student - Recognizes a health professions student for a significant student initiated and performed activity within the rural health field. Activities may include clinical, infrastructure development, research, promotional or volunteer activities.
  • Outstanding Rural Health Provider - Recognizes a direct service provider who has exhibited outstanding leadership in the improvement of health care services in rural West Virginia. Nominees can include any healthcare provider from any discipline including, but not limited to, physicians, physician associates, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, social workers, nurses, pharmacists, physical therapists, and psychologists.
  • Excellence in Rural Health - Recognizes an individual and organization who demonstrate creative work of particular effectiveness in applying knowledge or innovative organizational work to the betterment of community health.
  • Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Honors individuals or organizations that promote equitable access to healthcare resources by individuals from minority backgrounds

Awards will be presented at the 2023 WV Annual Awards Luncheon on October 20, 2023 to be held in Wheeling, WV.


Eligible awardees are individuals and organizations who are deserving of recognition for their rural health efforts in West Virginia.

Geographic coverage
West Virginia
Amount of funding
  • Outstanding Rural Health Student: $1,000
  • Outstanding Rural Health Provider: Honorary
  • Individual Excellence in Rural Health: Honorary
  • Organization Excellence in Rural Health: $500
  • Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: $1,000
Application process

The online nomination forms for each award category are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Community engagement and volunteerism · Health workforce · Leadership · West Virginia

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