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Maggie Mahoney Named 2015 C. Everett Koop Unsung Hero Award Winner

The American Lung Association and the C. Everett Koop Institute are awarding the 2015 C. Everett Koop Unsung Hero Award to Maggie Mahoney for her outstanding contributions to tobacco control. Ms. Mahoney is the Deputy Director of the Tobacco Control Legal Consortium at the Public Health Law Center.

“Dr. Koop created this award to honor quiet giants who are transforming the health of our country,” said Doug Blanke, Director of the Public Health Law Center. “Maggie epitomizes the unsung heroes he had in mind. Without fanfare or spotlights, she has guided literally hundreds of communities in strengthening their laws to fight the leading cause of preventable death, all while giving the credit to others.” Learn more.