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Awards, Commendations, and Certificates

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Family Circle awards

Governor's & Others Awards

  1. Public Education Efforts, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Government.
  2. Certificate of Appreciation, Health & Human Services, as a member of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group, and Chair of Access to Care subcommittee.
  3. Outstanding Service by the Association for Systems Management.
  4. Woman of the Year by the Points of Light Foundation & Family Circle Magazine.
  5. Woman of Worth by L’Oreal USA in a national television campaign.
  6. Exemplary Service by the Society of Insurance Research.
  7. Women Who Make a Difference by Family Circle Magazine.
  8. Distinguished Public Service for efforts at the LDF by the Texas State Dept. of Health.
  9. Outstanding Distinction and Special Contribution to Humanity by the Montclair-Kimberley Academy.
  10. Educational Efforts by New Jersey’s Governor Jim Florio.
  11. Contributions to the Public by Connecticut’s Governor Lowell Weicker.
  12. Dr. Tick-Off, TV show which aired nationally on Public Broadcasting System stations.
    • Int’l Communication Film & Video Festival Silver Plaque in Children's Education.
  13. Faces of Lyme Disease TV documentary which aired nationally on Lifetime TV Network.
    • Rx Club Top Honors for Educational Excellence.
    • Global’s International Healthcare Competition Outstanding Achievement.
    • New York Film Festival 4th place Healthcare Education.
  14. Woman of the Year by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary.
  15. Exceptional Community Contribution by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
  16. Outstanding Contribution to the Community by the town of Bristol, CT.
  17. Dedication to Humanity by the Bristol Police Union Local 754.
  18. Commendation for Educational Programs by Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders, NJ.
  19. Distinguished Alumni, Muskingum College.
  20. Citation for Unselfish Assistance to the Public, the District Governor of the Ct. Rotary.
  21. Power of Lyme Award for 20 years of supporting education, research, and advocacy of tick-borne disorders, by the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS).
  22. For Contributions and Leadership in the Lyme Community, for “Your determination to increase patient awareness and to advance the knowledge of medical and mental health practitioners not only has been an inspiration to all but also has lessened the suffering of those infected with Lyme and associated diseases” by ILADS.
  23. Profiled in Remarkable Leaders, Risk Takers Who Dare Us. Dr. Doris Lee McCoy.
  24. Included in multiple Marquis Who’s Who.
  25. PADI Scuba Diving certifications in Open Water, Advanced Open Water, Deep Diving, Wreck Diving, Night Diving, Navigational Diving, and Underwater photographer.
  26. United States Power Squadron certification for boating.
  27. LDF Spokesperson for radio, print, & TV, reaching millions. Appearances include:
    • Oprah TV Show
    • MTV's Real World
    • Belgium TV
    • TV Tokyo (Japan)
    • Canadian BC
    • Equinox (Canada)
    • PSA’s w/Billy Joel
    • TV Ashai (Japan)
    • Maclean’s (Canada)
    • 20/20 (worldwide)
    • American Baby
    • TODAY Show
    • CBS News
    • Nightline
    • NBC News
    • ABC News
    • USA Today
    • Family Circle
    • Sally Jesse Raphael
    • The Home Show
    • Sonja Live
    • NOVA
    • Boston Globe
    • Inside Edition
    • Univision
    • Geraldo
    • Washington Post
    • PBS
    • CNN News
    • Time Magazine
    • Essence
    • Reader’s Digest
    • American Health
    • Consumer Reports
    • Wall Street Journal
    • Red Book
    • Modern Maturity
    • Family Circle
    • U.S. Pharmacist
    • Sports Illustrated
    • RN Magazine
    • Star Ledger
    • New York Times
    • Good Housekeeping
    • Parents
    • US News & World Report
    • Outdoor Life
    • Pet Age
    • Golf Digest
    • Chicago Tribune
    • Newsweek
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