Deadline Extended: Call for 2023 AMCHP Annual Award Nominations is Still Open!
February 16, 2023

Did you consider nominating a colleague or leader for the 2023 AMCHP Annual Awards but ran out of time? You have a second chance for three categories!  

Nominations for the following awards have been extended until February 28, 2023: 

  • Ryan Colburn Scholarship Award: For a youth-with-disabilities leader to attend the AMCHP Annual Conference, connect with family leaders, and continue to spread Ryan’s message of hope. 
  • Merle McPherson Family Leadership Award: For exemplary contributions to further family/professional collaboration within a state or jurisdictional Title V Program and AMCHP. 
  • Emerging MCH Professional Award (Regions II, IV, VII, VIII, and IX): For outstanding state MCH professionals under age 45 whose work has made substantial contributions to their state’s MCH program, their state’s MCH outcomes, or made other significant contributions to promoting and protecting the health of women, children, and families in their state or jurisdiction. 

All award winners are invited to accept their award at the AMCHP Annual Conference, held in a hybrid format from May 6-9, 2023, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Limited travel support is available for some awards. If you are interested in nominating someone, please complete this nomination form and submit all nomination materials to Nikeisha Ogletree, Chief Operating Officer, at by February 28, 2023.  

About the AMCHP Annual Awards

Every year, AMCHP recognizes individuals in the maternal and child health (MCH) community who have gone above and beyond to positively impact those around them. Leaders, innovators, professionals, youth, and legislators are nominated and selected based on their commitment and contributions to advancing MCH. [learn more]  

For more information about the 2023 AMCHP Annual Conference, please visit our conference website.