COOKEVILLE – Nominations are being sought for the Fred H. Roberson Award, which is presented each year to an individual who has made positive and lasting contributions to broaden the scope and quality of health care in the community and at Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC). The award was established in 1988 to honor long-term CRMC board of trustee Fred Roberson, who served for a period of 27 years. Roberson provided leadership, guidance and dedication to CRMC and this award seeks an individual with this same commitment, loyalty and concern for the hospital and the patients it serves.
Previous recipients include Dr. Thurman Shipley; H.S. Barnes; Dr. J.T. Moore Jr.; Dr. Claude Williams; Eleen Harkins, M.T.; Jean Davis, RN; Dr. William Francis; Sen. Tommy Burks; Dr. William Taylor; Dr. Alex Case; the Rev. R.L. (Lexie) Freeman; Dr. Katherine Bertram; Linda Crawford, RN; the CRMC Auxiliary; Dr. Walter Derryberry; Dr. J.T. DeBerry; Dr. Charles Womack; Dr. Opless Walker; Dr. Charles Jordan; Martin R. Coffey; Linda Buchanan, RN; Dr. David Henson; Dr. Sullivan Smith, Dr. Jefferson Crosier, Dr. Lee Ray Crowe; and Dr. Glenn Hall.
Nominations should include a detailed written summary of the individual’s contributions to CRMC and health care in the community. The nominations should be forwarded on or before Friday, April 17, to:
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Cookeville Regional Medical Center
1 Medical Center Boulevard
Cookeville, TN 38501
For more information, call (931) 783-5654 or email Melahn Finley at email@example.com.