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Ruth and Ken Altshuler Callier Care Award

The Ruth and Ken Altshuler Callier Care Award is presented annually to an individual or group of individuals who has contributed significantly to the betterment of the community and to advancing the care of patients with communication disorders.

2014 Ruth and Ken Altshuler Callier Care Award

Sara T. Martineau

Sara T. Martineau is a servant leader, a consummate volunteer and a model citizen in a class all her own. The Callier Center is proud to call Sara a long-standing passionate advocate and a treasured friend. Sara’s dedication to Callier began over 20 years ago when she chaired The Crystal Charity Ball in 1993, the year that Callier received funding for the Cochlear Implant Program. More

2014 Callier Cares Award
Dr. Ken Altshuler presents the award to Sara Martineau


2013 Ruth and Ken Altshuler Callier Care Award

Geraldine "Tincy" Miller

Geraldine “Tincy” Miller is a longtime friend and ardent ambassador of the Callier Center. She has been a dedicated member of the Foundation for the Callier Center Board for more than ten years, and recently served as Vice President of External Relations. Tincy was instrumental in the founding of the Callier Prize which honors an individual for his/her significant contribution to the field of communication disorders, while increasing Callier’s visibility on the world stage. More

2013 Ruth and Ken Altshuler Callier Care Award
Tincy Miller, Dr. Thomas Campbell, Pam Busbee,
Dr. Ken Altshuler


2012 Ruth and Ken Altshuler Callier Care Award

Ruth and Ken Altshuler

Ruth and Ken Altshuler received the inaugural award, named for them, to recognize the difference they have made and continue to make in the lives of patients and their families. Driven by their passion to help others, the Altshulers created the Callier Care Fund for children and adults who are unable to afford the treatment they need to overcome speech, language and hearing disorders. More

2012 Ruth and Ken Altshuler Callier Care Award
Dr. Thomas Campbell, Ruth Altshuler, Dr. Ken Altshuler,
Libby Hunt, Richard Neely