CIRI Chair receives NIHB award

CIRI Board chair and vice chair of Southcentral Foundation’s board of directors Charles G. Anderson was recognized with the 2012 National Indian Health Board Area/Regional Award on Sept. 26. The award pays tribute to Anderson for his dedication to improving Alaska Native and American Indian health care.
The award was presented during the National Indian Health Board’s (NIHB) 29th Annual Consumer Conference in Denver, Colo. The annual NIHB conference brings together tribal leaders, tribal health administrators, area health boards, health care professionals and individuals to discuss successes, challenges, opportunities and the future of health care for American Indian and Alaska Native people.