Suzanne Richmond-Crum Award


As part of the annual recognition of World AIDS Day, the STD/AIDS Prevention Branch of the Hawai`i Department of Health gives the Suzanne Richmond-Crum award to an individual in Hawaii “for outstanding contribution in providing HIV/AIDS services.”

This award is dedicated to the memory of Suzanne Richmond-Crum, the former Director of the Hawaii Seropositivity and Medical Management Program (HSPAMM), an HIV/AIDS medical care program of the STD/AIDS Prevention Branch.  Suzanne passed away in August 2004 after serving as Director of HSPAMM for more than ten years.  This award was established in memory of the competence and compassion Suzanne demonstrated in her HIV/AIDS work.

At this time STD/AIDS Prevention Branch is encouraging the community to submit nominations for the 2014 Suzanne Richmond-Crum Award. If you are aware of any individual(s) whom you think deserving of the award, please submit a nomination form for him or her to the STD/AIDS Prevention Branch by the deadline.

Contact Michelle Wozniak at (808) 733-4387 or mail if you have questions.

Deadline for 2014 nomination  submissions: Friday, October 24, 2014.

CLICK HERE to read over the award criteria and to fill out the 2014 nomination form.

***Department of Health employees are not eligible to receive this award.

Past Suzanne Richmond-Crum Award Recipients

  • 2014 – TBA on December 1, 2014
  • 2013 – Dominic Chow, MD
  • 2012 – Lenard Allen
  • 2011 – Pat Paakaula
  • 2010 – Georgie Kennedy
  • 2009 – Jon Berliner
  • 2008 – Tom Sheeran
  • 2007 – Ruth Antone
  • 2006 – Cyril Goshima, MD
  • 2005 – John Manion
  • 2004 – Jaimie Kahale-Callahan

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