WASHINGTON, DC, MAY 6, 2024 — The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) today announced the newest class of ATA Fellows, as well as its Leadership Award winners, honored during the ATA Nexus 2024 Annual Conference, the largest industry event dedicated exclusively to telehealth.

The ATA Annual Leadership Awards recognize exceptional achievements in telehealth, honoring individuals and organizations that have significantly advanced the adoption of virtual care:

Shannon McAllister MBA, FACHE, WVU Medicine

2024 Telehealth Champion: Advancing Access to Virtual Care Award

Hospital for Special Surgery

2024 Leadership in Care Transformation Award

Kathy Duckett, MSN, RN, Tufts Medicine Care at Home and Alexis Silver, MBA, Alexis Silver Consulting, Co-chairs, ATA Home Telehealth Special Interest Group

2024 SIG Leadership Award

Election into the ATA College of Fellows recognizes individuals and organizations for their significant achievements in telehealth, service to the general telehealth community, and service to the ATA. The 2024 College of Fellows inductees are:

Kristi Henderson, DNP, FAAN, CEO, Confluent, and Immediate Past Chair, ATA Board of Directors

Bree E. Holtz, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Advertising & Public Relations, Director, Health & Risk Communication Master’s Program, and Director, Center for Teaching & Learning, College of Communication Arts & Sciences at Michigan State University

Matt Mishkind, PhD, Deputy Director, Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center, and Director, Community Engagement Services, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Evelyn Abrahante Terrell, OTD, MSHSA, OTR/L, FACHE, Executive Director of Strategy, Nicklaus Children’s Health System, and Co-chair, ATA Telerehabilitation Special Interest Group

“We are pleased to celebrate these extraordinary leaders and innovators, each dedicated to advancing telehealth and our work at the ATA,” said Ann Mond Johnson, CEO, the ATA. “The ATA is a cause-based organization focused on creating an omnichannel healthcare system that enables greater access to quality care, when and where people need it. The collaborative work of our members and partners is inspirational. Congratulations to this year’s award winners and Fellows inductees.”

About the ATA

As the only organization completely focused on advancing telehealth, the American Telemedicine  Association is committed to ensuring that everyone has access to safe, affordable, and appropriate care when and where they need it, enabling the system to do more good for more people. The ATA represents a broad and inclusive member network of leading healthcare delivery systems, academic institutions, technology solution providers and payers, as well as partner organizations and alliances, working to advance industry adoption of telehealth, promote responsible policy, advocate for government and market normalization, and provide education and resources to help integrate virtual care into emerging value-based delivery models.

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