Utah Valley’s Laura Watson honored with AHF’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Award was presented at 2012 national conference in Miami.

June 28—Laura Watson, from Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo, Utah, was honored with the Association of Healthcare Foodservice’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the association’s highest honor.

The award was presented at the association’s national conference, held last week in Miami. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes association members who best exemplify the leadership and spirit of Jacques Bloch and Angelo Gagliano, the founders of AHF’s legacy organizations. Other awards presented at the conference were:

Making a Difference Award
Marty Rothschild
Aladdin Temp-Rite
Hendersonville, Tenn.

Exemplary Leadership Award
Becky Amt
Indiana University Health Morgan Hospital
Martinsville, Ind.

Future Horizons Award
Yusie Kim
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York

Publication Award
Jim McGrody
Rex Healthcare
Raleigh, N.C.

Partnership in Leadership Award
Operator Member Jim Behnke
Administrator Jay Dennard
Gwinnett Medical Center
Lawrenceville, Ga.

Spotlight Award
Steve Howell
Lexington Medical Center
West Columbia, S.C.

Tom Thaman
Wishard Health Services
Indianapolis

President Special Service Award
Todd Griffith
Alto-Shaam, Inc.
Westminster, Md.

Dan Henroid
University of California-San Francisco Medical Center
San Francisco

Julie Jones
Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio