CHEER LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2022:
CHEER presents the 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award to Kiran Saluja, MPH, RDN. Kiran serves as Executive Director of PHFE WIC (Special Supplementation Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children), a program of Heluna Health.
PREVIOUS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
CHEER LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (2021)
CHEER is honored to present the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award to Lori-Feldman-Winter, MD, MPH, FAAP, FABM. Lori is a pediatrician, specialist in adolescent medicine, and a pioneer in the field of breastfeeding medicine.
CHEER LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (2020)
JEANNETTE M. YAZZIE
CHEER is honored to announce Jeannette M. Yazzie, EMBA, BSN, RN as our 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient. Originally from Lukachukai, AZ, Jeannette is the recently retired Nurse Consultant/Chief Nurse for the Indian Health Service (IHS) – Navajo Area and a member of the Navajo Tribe.
CHEER LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (2019)
DR. RICCARDO DAVANZO
The recipient of the CHEER 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award is Riccardo Davanzo, MD, PhD. He is a neonatologist from Trieste in Italy, who has performed outstanding service for breastfeeding throughout his long career. Dr. Davanzo is a well-published researcher, physician, teacher, and the Chair of the Task Force on Breastfeeding of the Italian Ministry of Health.
CHEER LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (2018)
DR. KIMARIE BUGG
CHEER is thrilled to announce the recipient of our 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award: Kimarie Bugg, DNP, RN, MPH, IBCLC, CLC, for her long-standing dedication to breastfeeding and maternal child health equity! Kimarie is the Co-Founder, President/CEO, and Change Leader for Reaching Our Sisters
CHEER LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (2017)
Suzanne Haynes, PhD
CHEER is delighted to announce the recipient of its 2017 Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award: Suzanne Haynes, PhD, for her outstanding service to women and families! Suzanne retired from her position as Senior Science Advisor to the United States Department of Health and Human Services