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Frank Peak is One of Four Recipients of Community Service Awards

Frank Peak is One of Four Recipients of Community Service Awards from North Omaha Area Health

Frank T. Peak, community outreach administrator for Creighton University Medical Center Partnership In Health , is one of four recipients of 2008 community service awards from North Omaha Area Health (NOAH).

Peak has a long history in community/political activism and social justice leadership. He is co-founder and president/CEO of Nebraska Ethnics Together Working On Reaching Kids, Inc., and serves as a member of the Minority Health Advisory Committee of the Nebraska Health and Human Services System Office of Minority Health and the Douglas County Board of Health.

He has coordinated health fairs/screenings to address health disparities and the health care needs for underserved and minority populations. He has been involved in research projects; community needs assessments, and other information gathering activities for various organizations and institutions in the field of health and human services.

He has earned the American Society of Public Administrators Lifetime Achievement Award in Social Justice, the Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award from the State of Nebraska, the Recognition of Excellence Award from the Nebraska Minority Public Health Association, and the Whitney M. Young Jr. Biennial Community Service Award from the Urban League of Nebraska, Inc.