Key Achievements

In 2008, Babson College honored Dr. Means for her social entrepreneurship with an honorary doctorate.

Awards and Honors for Dr. Means and Health Care Without Walls

  • Massachusetts Medical Society Wyeth-Ayerst Award for Community Service
  • United Church of Christ Haystack Award for Social Justice
  • Health Care for All Community Leadership Award
  • Kenneth B. Schwartz Compassionate Caregiver Award finalist
  • Family Circle Magazine 2002 Halo Award
  • Boston Celtics: “Hero Among Us” Award April 17, 2002
  • Reverend William B. Abernethy Outreach Award, Wellesley Congregational Church
  • Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Dental Medicine 2003 Dean’s Community Service Award
  • The Boston Club 2004 Advancement Award
  • Tufts University Alumni Association 2004 Distinguished Service Award
  • Citizens Bank 4th Quarter 2004 Community Champion Award (Health Care Without Walls)
  • Bristol Lodge Recognition Award 2004 (Health Care Without Walls)
  • Wellesley Chamber of Commerce “Outstanding New Member for 2005” Award (Health Care Without Walls)
  • Colonel Daniel Marr Boys and Girls Club 2005 New England Women’s Leadership Award
  • MAGIC 106.7 Women Health Care Award 2006
  • Governor’s Point of Light Award 2006 (Health Care Without Walls)
  • CVS/Caremark Heroes in Women’s Health Award 2008
  • Boston Business Journal 2008 Champions in Health Care