Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA)

AANMA’s Honors and Awards

  • 2013 – “Fun, Fit & Breathing Free” EIB Calendar won the Apex Award of Excellence for One-of-a-Kind Health & Medical Publications
  • 2013 — The Anaphylaxis Community Experts (ACEs) program won the ASAE “Power of A” Gold Award from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)
  • 2013 — “My Personal Allergy & Asthma Guide” won a National Health Information Merit Award for Patient Education Information
  • 2012 – Nancy Sander received Distinguished Service Award from the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI)
  • 2012 –– Communicator Award — Allergy & Asthma Today, Winter 2011, from the International Academy of the Visual Arts
  • 2012 – Web Health Awards – Bronze Award for “Real World Solutions” and Merit Award for “Chef2Go,” produced for the Anaphylaxis Community Experts (ACEs) program, in partnership with the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology and sponsored by Mylan Specialty
  • 2011 – National Health Information Award — Merit Award for “Newly Diagnosed: Six Steps from Confused to Confident”, Allergy & Asthma Today Fall 2010
  • 2011 – Award of Excellence, APEX Awards for Publication Excellence, Anaphylaxis Community Experts (ACEs) Program, created in partnership with the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) and sponsored by Mylan Specialty
  • 2010 – National Health Information Award for PRECIOUS Breathers, a program for parents of babies and toddlers; program sponsored by AstraZeneca
  • 2009 – National Health Information Awards – Merit Award for Anaphylaxis: A Guide For You and Me, a 2008 Allergy & Asthma Today special edition
  • 2009 – EPA Ozone Layer Protection Award to AANMA for Extraordinary Public Communication and Outreach Supporting the Transition to Ozone-Safe Inhalers
  • 2008 – Harlequin “More Than Words” award to Nancy Sander for inspiring community service
  • 2008Award of Excellence, Associations Advance America Awards, American Society of Association Executives and The Center for Association Leadership: Smart Moves to an HFA Inhaler™ campaign
  • 2008Award of Excellence, APEX Awards for Publication Excellence, Smart Moves to an HFA Inhaler™ campaign
  • 2007- Silver Award for Art Illustration, Davey Awards, International Academy for the Visual Arts: “Home for the Holidays,” Allergy & Asthma Today, Fall 2006
  • 2007- Silver Award for Editorial, Davey Awards, International Academy for the Visual Arts: “Good Food and Lots of Play,” Allergy & Asthma Today, Spring 2007
  • 2006- Summit Award from the American Society of Association Executives and The Center for Association Leadership: “Breathe: It’s the Law” education and advocacy campaign
  • 2006- Gold Circle Award for a Feature Article from the American Society of Association Executives and The Center for Association Leadership: “Latex Allergy Exposed,” Allergy & Asthma Today, Summer 2005
  • 2006- National Health Information Award, Allergy & Asthma Today magazine, Bronze Award for patient education information by a nonprofit community organization
  • 2005- Platinum Winner, MarCom Creative Awards for “Breathing Easy with Allergic Asthma for Dummies” campaign
  • 2005- National Health Information Award, “Are There Fakes & Frauds in Your Nebulizer?” Allergy & Asthma Today, Fall 2004, Bronze Award for patient education information by a nonprofit community organization
  • 2005- Award of Excellence for Citizenship and Enhancing Democracy from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) for AANMA’s “Breathe, It’s the Law” campaign. Powered by AANMA members and supporters, this lifesaving campaign changed laws across the country, guaranteeing students with asthma and anaphylaxis the right to carry and self-administer emergency medications at school.
  • 2004- SNAP Excel Gold Award, The MA Report, general excellence in a newsletter
  • 2002- World Wide Web Health Awards: Merit Award for “Honoring the World’s Best Electronic Health Information” in Nonprofit Web Site Patient Education Information Category
  • 2002- Strategic Healthcare eHealthcare Leadership Awards, Gold Award for “Best Site Design” in Consumer Disease-Focused Web Site Category
  • 2002- Web Marketing Association Standard of Excellence WebAward
  • 2002- National Association of School Nurses Recognition Award
  • 2001- American Society of Association Executives Gold Circle Awards, first place: “Magazine” and “Newsletter” Categories
  • 2001- National Health Information Awards Program, Allergy & Asthma Health magazine, bronze awards in Patient Education Information and Consumer Decision-Making Information, merit awards in Health Promotion/Disease and Injury Prevention Information and Other/Miscellaneous Health Information
  • 2001- National Health Information Awards Program, The MA Report newsletter, merit awards in Consumer Decision-Making Information and Other/Miscellaneous Health Information
  • 2000- Associations Advance America 2000 Honor Roll, American Society of Association Executives for Asthma Awareness Day on Capitol Hill
  • 2000- Care and Share Humanitarian of the Year 2000 Award
  • 2000- Circle of Distinction Award, Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development of the American Hospital Association
  • 2000- Associations Advance America 2000 Honor Roll, American Society of Association Executives for Annual Art and Creative Writing Contest
  • 2000- American Society of Association Executives Gold Circle Awards, first place: Magazine, Newsletters/Bulletins, and Public Relations/ Informational Campaign for Single Purpose
  • 1999- The Snap Editor’s Choice Web site award
  • 1999- Links2Go Key Resource Web site award
  • 1999- White House invitation to unveiling of Asthma and the Environment: A Strategy to Protect Children
  • 1999- Certificate of Appreciation for service in Allergenic Products Advisory Committee, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, US Food and Drug Administration
  • 1999- Certificate of Appreciation for dedicated service and invaluable input to the activities of the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program, National Institutes of Health, and National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
  • 1998- Accompany First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton during tour of Children’s Hospital in Washington, DC
  • 1998- Best of the Web Award
  • 1997- Top Ten Winner Web Site Award, World Wide Web Associates
  • 1997- Cover story, Newsweek magazine (May 26)
  • 1996- Certificate of Merit, American Academy of Family Physicians
  • 1995- Certificate of Appreciation, National Advisory Allergy and Infectious Diseases Council, US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health
  • 1995- Public Service Award, The American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology
  • 1995- Distinguished Service Award, Association of Allergists & Immunologists from India
  • 1995- Certificate of Merit Scientific Award, American Academy of Family Physicians
  • 1994- Recognition of participation on the National Advisory Allergy and Infectious Diseases Council, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • 1994- Dr. Charles H. Hudson Award for Cardiopulmonary Public Health, American Respiratory Care Foundation
  • 1992- The Distinguished Lay Award, The American Academy of Allergy & Immunology
  • 1991- CNN News interview, focus on importance of peak-flow meters in asthma management
  • 1990- Asthma Patient Conferences Award, American College of Allergy and Immunology
  • 1989- Pennsylvania Allergy Association Award
  • 1988- ACAI Layman of the Year, American College of Allergy and Immunology