Honorees and Awards

 

Social Impact Award

Project HEAL’s Social Impact Award is presented to an organization that drives change to make a positive impact in the mental health or body positive field.

Recipients:

  • Brian Beitler (East Coast 2018)

  • Refinery29 for the 67% Project (East Coast 2017)

  • Kelsey Miller of Refinery29 (East Coast 2017)

  • Jen Siebel Newsom (UBER Gala 2015)

  • Arianna Huffington (UBER Gala 2015)

 
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Impact Award

The Project HEAL Impact Award is presented to an individual who has been a leader in advancing research and awareness in the field of mental health and who has made a monumental impact in decreasing society’s stigma towards mental health related disorders.

Recipients

  • Tom Insel, Google Life (West Coast Gala 2016)

 

Inspire Award

The Project HEAL Inspire Award is presented to an individual or entity who has been an advocate for Eating Disorder awareness and recovery and who has brought attention to, and lessened the stigma associated with, eating disorders via media or art.

Recipients:  

  • Marti Noxon for her work on To the Bone (East Coast Gala 2017)

  • Lily Collins for her work on To the Bone (East Coast Gala 2017)

 
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Journey Award

The Project HEAL Journey Award is presented is to a social influencer and/or celebrity who has courageously battled against and recovered from an eating disorder and publically shared their story in order to raise awareness and lessen the stigma associated with eating disorders.

  • Amanda Crew (West Coast Gala 2017)

 

Heart Award

The Project HEAL Heart Award is presented is to a social influencer, celebrity, or key community member who has been a caregiver and support system to a loved one suffering from an eating disorder and publicly advocates to raise awareness, lessen the stigma, and find sustainable treatment/care solutions for eating disorders.

  • Craig Kramer (East Coast Gala 2018)
  • Paraag Marathe (West Coast Gala 2017)
 
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Aspire Award

The Project HEAL Aspire Award is presented to an individual who has courageously battled against and recovered from an eating disorder and then who has returned to the eating disorder community to act as a mentor and advocate for sustainable, affordable, and accessible care.  

Recipients:

  • Lara Gregorio- 7 cups of Tea (West Coast Gala 2016)

 

Physician of the Year

  • Dr. Ovidio Bermudez (2016)

  • Carolyn Costin (2015)

  • Dr. Eric Van Furth (2014)

  • Dr. Ken Willis (2013)

  • Dr. Evelyn Attia (2012)

 

Chapter of The Year

The chapter of the year awards goes to a chapter who has exemplified the mission of Project HEAL and gone above and beyond to support the organization.

Recipients

  • SoCal/Meg Burton (2017)

  • Boston/Genevieve Decatur (2016)

  • Rhode Island (2015)

  • Miami (2014)