To honor and recognize an exceptional and meritorious achievement in Kentucky’s public health by a business or organization.
Guidelines: Well-recognized contribution to the improvement of public health or innovative/creative approach to addressing Public Health needs within Kentucky by a business, industry or organizations. The award will be selected by nomination and election from the Board of Directors by the March meeting of each year (if awarded).

2021 Recipient: Gravity Diagnostics
Gravity Diagnostics is a state-of-the-art CLIA-Certified CAP-Accredited laboratory licensed in all 50 states providing innovative laboratory testing in the areas of COVID-19, Upper Respiratory, Toxicology, Pharmacogenomics, and Sexually Transmitted Infections. We are an advocate for physicians, patients, and our communities, supporting them with unsurpassed integrity, regulatory compliance, and clinical expertise. We currently service over 1,000 customers from small private practices to universities, to Fortune 500 companies.


2020 Recipient: Kentucky Chamber
They have been sponsoring several events to help employers understand substance use disorders and how to help them, their families and the business. They are involved with the KY Can Heal grant, the largest grant UK has ever been funded! Vocal in their support of bans on smoking and vaping products. They also work a lot with the Tourism department and help promote a lot of outdoor and family friendly activities too.

Past Winners

2019: Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
2018: Kentucky Speedway
2017: Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy and Kentucky Agency for Substance Abuse Policy
2016: Humana Vitality
2015: CVS Health