Awards & Recognition

MRSA Youth Champion Award 2013

MRSA Survivors Network’s “MRSA Youth Champion Award 2013” given to Bethany Burke of Austin, TX

Bethany BurkeBethany Burke, 18 of Austin, Texas attends Hyde Park High School and acquired CA-MRSA (community-acquired MRSA) and decided she needed to raise awareness and turn a negative experience into a positive one. She put together a fundraising campaign online using and produced her own amazing video to showcase her experience, to inspire other youth to get involved in the movement and raised $1,300 for MRSA Survivors Network. She is our 2013 “MRSA Youth Champion”.

Be inspired by Bethany’s example and create a fundraising campaign for MRSA Survivors Network using your social media contacts. Help us raise awareness and educate the public about the MRSA epidemic. Get involved!!! You CAN make a difference!!!

Bethany vs MRSA video on YouTube Bethany vs MRSA Campaign

World MRSA Day Event October 1, 2011 Awards

‘MRSA Survivors Network Humanitarian Award’
Barry M. Farr M.D., Msc

‘Woman of the Year’
Illinois State Representative Patti Bellock

‘Man of the Year’
Loren G. Miller M.D., M.P.H.

‘Public Service Award’
Veterans Administration Health System

‘Hospital Leader Award’
Loyola University Health System

‘Legacy Award’
Tec Laboratories, Inc.

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