The Office of Adolescent Health (OAH), which merged with the Office of Population Affairs (OPA) in June 2019, was recognized for excellence in marketing, communication, and the creation of digital health resources.
Two OAH Videos Win National Health Information Awards Honors
OAH won awards for two videos in the Health Promotion/Disease and Injury Prevention class of the 2019 Annual National Health Information Awards, organized by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC). “Adolescent Substance Use, Addiction, and Treatment with Sarah Bagley, M.D.” received a silver award and the “TAG: How You Can Help” received a bronze award. HIRC, a national clearinghouse for professionals who work in consumer health fields, judges entries based on content, format, success in reaching the targeted audience, and overall quality.
OAH was recognized with a 2019 Hermes Gold award in the Government Video category for the TAG: How You Can Help video. The Hermes Creative Awards honor excellence in marketing and communications and are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP).
OAH won a 2018 MarCom Gold award for its TAG: How You Can Help video. The MarCom Awards recognize outstanding achievement by creative professionals. MarCom Awards, one of the oldest and largest creative competitions in the world, is sponsored and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP).
OAH was selected as a winner for the 20th anniversary Digital Health Awards®. This competition—held each spring and fall—recognizes high-quality digital health resources for professionals. Three OAH products were recognized:
- Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow® (TAG) 2018 Playbook received a bronze award.
- New Heights: A Support Network for Expecting and Parenting Teens video received a merit award.
- The Changing Transition to Adulthood TAG Talk video featuring Richard A. Settersten, Jr., Ph.D., received a merit award.
The Digital Health Awards® program is organized by the Health Information Resource Center(SM) (HIRC), a national clearinghouse for professionals who work in consumer health fields.
OAH's national call to action, Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow® (TAG), received a Gold award in dotCOMM's 2018 international awards competition honoring excellence in web creativity and digital communication. The dotCOMM Awards are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP).
Content last reviewed on February 10, 2020