South Carolina Department of Mental Health

2017 Hassenplug Award Winner and Nominees

The Hassenplug award recognizes annually a clinician who has made an outstanding contribution to the treatment of those with mental illness. The award was established in honor of Louise R. Hassenplug, who served on the SCDMH Commission from 1987-1999.

Commission Chair Alison Evans, Psy.D. and State Director John H. Magill present Alfare Fields the 2017 Hassenplug award.

Commission Chair Alison Evans, Psy.D. and State Director John H. Magill present Alfare Fields the 2017 Hassenplug award.

2017 Hassenplug Award Winner: Alfare Fields

2017 Hassenplug Award Nominees

Aiken-Barnwell Mental Health Center

Cynthia “Cindy” Smith

Cynthia “Cindy” Smith

Anderson-Oconee-Pickens Community Mental Health Center

Jonnie Murphy

Jonnie Murphy

Beckman Center for Mental Health Services

Brenda Maloney

Brenda Maloney

Berkeley Community Mental Health Center

Scott Lawrence

Scott Lawrence

Catawba Community Mental Health Center

Jenny Shelley

Jenny Shelley

Charleston Dorchester Community Mental Health Center

Lloyd Hale

Lloyd Hale

Coastal Empire Mental Health Center

Alfare Fields

Alfare Fields
Hassenplug Award Winner

Greenville Mental Health Center

Erica Van Wagner

Erica Van Wagner

Lexington County Mental Health Center

Jamie Washburn

Jamie Washburn

Orangeburg Area Mental Health Center

Vermell Sistrunk

Vermell Sistrunk

Pee Dee Mental Health Center

Elsie McFadden

Elsie McFadden


Piedmont Center for Mental Health Services

Patricia Sweeney

Patricia Sweeney


Tri County Community Mental Health Center

Jennifer Self

Jennifer Self

Office of Clinical Care Coordination

Tracy Newton

Division of Inpatient Services (DIS)

G. Werber Bryan Psychiatric Hospital

Anna House

Anna House, DIS

Patrick B. Harris Psychiatric Hospital

F’Lyce Major

F’Lyce Major, DIS

Morris Village
Alcohol & Drug Addiction Treatment Center

Shenelle E. Bowman

Shenelle E. Bowman, DIS

C.M. Tucker Nursing Care Center

Michele Dreher

Michele Dreher, DIS

5/31/17