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The Mary Kontos Care Champion Award is given by the CF Foundation each year to a member of a care team in recognition of distinct dedication to their work. The care team member chosen for this prestigious award displays a passion for excellence, a commitment to care and advocacy for individuals with CF, and a leadership role in the CF community.

This year, Shine-Ann Pai is the recipient of the award! Shine-Ann is a credentialed IEHSS Team Coach who is committed to improving care for people with cystic fibrosis. Shine-Ann Pai, BSRC, RRT is Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Respiratory Therapist and Program Coordinator at Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas (DCMC). Congratulations!