About the Award
What is the National Environmental Leadership Award in Asthma Management?
This award is EPA’s highest recognition a program and its leaders can receive for delivering excellent environmental asthma management as part of their comprehensive asthma care services. Each year, EPA honors exceptional health plans, health care providers and communities in action.
EPA is committed to improving the lives of people with asthma by integrating sound science into effective public health programs. In addition to honoring program leaders’ achievements, the goal of the Awards program is to showcase the highest standards in asthma care and management.
2009 Award Winner: Boston Medical Center/Boston Public Health Commission
Gina McCarthy, then Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation, U.S. EPA, and Lisa Jackson, then Administrator, U.S. EPA, present Award to Margaret Reid and Dr. Megan Sandel of the Boston Medical Center Boston Public Health Commission.