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Category: Foundation Update

Announcing 2019 Mignon Waterman Award Recipient

We are proud to announce that Earl B.H. Sutherland, Ph.D., is the recipient of the 2019 Mignon Waterman Award. This award recognizes outstanding innovation and leadership in the behavioral health field. The Bighorn Valley Health Center nominated Dr. Sutherland and will receive the award on his behalf.   With a restless spirit that befits a … Continued

Announcing 2018 Mignon Waterman Award Recipient

We are proud to announce that Montana’s Peer Network is the recipient of the 2018 Mignon Waterman Award.

Gerald Gray Joins Board of Trustees Press Release

Gerald Gray from Billings, MT will join the Montana Healthcare Foundation’s board of trustees.

Health Affairs Blog: Substance Use Disorders – A Foundation Sees New Opportunities And Continuing Challenges

Behavioral health conditions (including both mental illness and substance use disorders) are common and serious problems throughout Montana. This Health Affairs article outlines how MHCF is addressing this important issue.

New Investment in American Indian Health Press Release

MHCF announces more than $600,000 in new grants to improve American Indian health in Montana.

Health Affairs Blog: Building New Partnerships For American Indian and Alaska Native Health

Health Affairs guest blog post by MHCF CEO Dr. Aaron Wernham on how the Foundation has worked in its first two years to build new partnerships for American Indian and Alaska Native health.

Philanthropy Northwest Interview with Dr. Aaron Wernham

Dr. Aaron Wernham talks about the Foundation’s core strategies, important health issues in the community, and recent achievements.

Yellowstone Public Radio Home Ground Interview

Listen to Yellowstone Public Radio’s Home Ground host Brian Kahn interview MHCF CEO Dr. Aaron Wernham on the Foundation’s strategy for addressing Montana’s challenging health issues.

Montana Healthcare Foundation Gives $1.3 Million to Public Health Departments Press Release

For its first grant, MHCF gave $1.3 million to Montana health departments to identify community health needs.

Montana Healthcare Foundation Names First CEO Press Release

MHCF names Dr. Aaron Wernham as its first president and CEO.