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Gemeinhardt Appointed to Baldrige Award Board of Examiners
Texas Woman's University faculty member Dr. Gretchen Gemeinhardt,
an assistant professor of health care administration on TWU's
Houston campus, has been appointed to the 2006 Board of Examiners
for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The award,
created by Congress in 1987, is the highest level of national
recognition for performance and excellence that an organization
in the United States can receive.
As an examiner,
Dr. Gemeinhardt is responsible for reviewing and evaluating
award applications. The board is composed of about 500 leading
experts selected from industry, professional and trade organizations,
education and health care organizations and government.
to serve on the board meet the highest standards of qualification
and peer recognition, according to MBNQA officials.
Awards are given annually in each of five categories: manufacturing,
service, small business, education and health care.
For more information
about the Baldrige National Quality Program, visit www.baldrige.nist.gov.
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