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Midwifery Education Program

Awards

New York University Midwifery Alliance Koko Roy Award

Patricia Burkhardt, CNM, PhD, Director of NYU Midwifery Education Program presents the NYU Midwifery Alliance Koko Roy Award to Aleida Llanes-Oberstein, CNM, MS.

Suzanne Schechter and Grace Holmes congratulate Aleida Llanes-Oberstein on receiving the NYU Midwifery Alliance Koko Roy Award.

 

Aleida Llanes-Oberstein, CNM, LM, MS, FACNM was the recipient of the New York University Midwifery Alliance Koko Roy Award for her contributions to the midwifery profession and women's health care. In the award she is described as a legislative warrior, managed care/insurance expert, committed educator and innovator in international health programs.

She now stands with those who manifest the qualities of her mentor, Koko Roy, CNM, MS:

  • contributing to women's health
  • advocating for women
  • valuing community relationships
  • cultural competency
  • being a visionary
  • down-to-earth approach
  • creative innovation
  • doing all the above with humor and joy