HERO Awards and Recognitions

Our Successes

Presented for exemplary service and dedication

Whether in the community or on campus, HERO strives to maintain high quality, compassionate patient care with rapid response times. Outside of 911 response, HERO also focuses on community engagement, by working to maintain a HeartSafe Campus through CPR/AED education and by offering bleeding control seminars through Stop the Bleed. For our efforts, HERO has been awarded:

EMS Week, 2013, 2017

Awarded by the National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation in recognition of an exemplary campus EMS Week celebration that values community education and engagement.

The Homewood Award, 2016

Awarded annually by the Johns Hopkins Senior Class to an organization for outstanding service to students, student life, and the University.

HEARTSafe Campus, 2016

Awarded by the National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation in partnership with HEARTSAFE Communities, the American Heart Association, and The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation for Rapid Response by CPR and AED Trained First Responders, Rapid Public Access to Defibrillation, Early Access to Advanced Care, Public CPR and AED Training for the Community, and Engagement in Preventative Cardiovascular Healthcare Activities.

Member Awards

James Hoff Sr. Distinguished Responder Award

Awarded by HERO to members who respond to 100 or more calls during their tenure
Lauren Chavis, '14 Dominic Nistal, '14 Steven Chen, '15
Lauren Vignaly, '15 Hannah McNeley, '16 Tommy Renner, '16
Hailey Rosenthal, '16 Andrew Rosenblum, '17 Adarsha Malla, '17
Samantha Halpern, '17 Steven Fischer, '18 Chris Wend, '18
Rachel Vazquez, '18 Leyla Herbst, '19 Gabrielle Allred, '18
James Yu, '19 Erik Pan, '22

New Member Award

Awarded to a member of HERO who exhibited significant dedication to HERO's mission
2019 Recipient: Jared Doan
2018 Recipient: Sweta Sudhir
2017 Recipient: Sarah Uhranowsky
2016 Recipient: Leyla Herbst