Dr. Sue Fox Receives Commendation from NH Governor Maggie Hassan

April 15, 2016

Dr. Sue Fox

DURHAM, N.H. – For her exemplary work and contributions to the community and state of New Hampshire, UNH Institute on Disability (IOD) Associate Director Dr. Sue Fox received a Commendation from Governor Maggie Hassan. The award was presented to Dr. Fox at the Governor’s Commission on Medicaid Care Management meeting on Thursday April 14th.

“Sue Fox continues to work tirelessly on developing person-centered home- and community-based services to enable adults who experience disabilities, and their families, to be supported in their home communities,” states Governor Hassan in the commendation. “[She] embodies New Hampshire’s strong tradition of inclusiveness, having demonstrated an unyielding commitment to ensuring that all New Hampshire citizens have the opportunity to live full, productive lives and engage in their communities.”

Dr. Sue Fox

Along with her work at the IOD, Dr. Fox was commended for her leadership as co-director of the UNH Center on Aging and Community Living (CACL) and as a founding member of the Governor’s Commission on Medicaid Care Management.

In addition to her leadership roles with the IOD, CACL, and the Governor’s Commission on Medicaid Care Management, Dr. Fox serves on several community boards including Board President of the Office of Public Guardian. In June, she will be leaving the Institute on Disability to become President and Chief Executive Officer of the Westchester Institute for Human Development.A Commendation from NH Governor Maggie Hassan

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The Institute on Disability (IOD) at the University of New Hampshire was established in 1987 to provide a university-based focus for the improvement of knowledge, policies, and practices related to the lives of persons with disabilities and their families. Its mission is to promote full access, equal opportunities, and participation for all persons by strengthening communities and advancing policy and systems change, promising practices, education, and research.

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea, and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling 12,200 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students.