Gemeinhardt Appointed To Baldrige Award Board of Examiners
Gemeinhardt Appointed To Baldrige Award Board of
HOUSTON 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
2002 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
400 leading experts selected from industry, professional and
trade organizations, education and health care organizations and
Those selected to serve on the board meet the highest
standards of qualification and peer recognition, according to
Awards are given annually in each of five categories:
manufacturing, service, small business, education and health
Dr. Gemeinhardt was appointed to the board by Arden Bement,
director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
NIST manages the award program.
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