AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Recognizes Mattie Miracle
September 30, 2016
The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (APHON) recognized Mattie Miracle for its psychosocial vision and effective contributions to the pediatric hematology/oncology nursing community as well as patients and families, with an Honorary Membership Award. The honorary membership recognition was presented for the first time at APHON’s 40th Annual Conference in Indianapolis, IN.
Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Educational Specialists' Bridge Award
May 5, 2016
The Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Educational Specialists (APHOES) bestowed their Distinguished Bridge Award on Mattie Miracle at their National Conference in Memphis, TN. The APHOES Bridge Award recognizes the contributions of an individual or group whose work reflects the mission of APHOES: bridging the gap between hospital and school for children with cancer and blood disorders.
American Psychosocial Oncology Society Distinguished Public Service Award
Jimmie C. Holland, M.D., widely recognized as the founder of psycho-oncology, awarded the co-founders of the Mattie Miracle Cancer Foundation with a Distinguished Public Service Award at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society Conference in Huntington, Beach, CA. Mattie Miracle was awarded this honor for spearheading the national psychosocial standards of care project for childhood cancer and hosting the first pediatric think tank at the conference.
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Special Recognition Award
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital recognized Mattie Miracle for creating the Mattie Miracle Child Life Program Fund at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, a fund that pays the salary of a child life specialist at the Hospital.