Winston-Salem State University's School of Health Sciences (SOHS) and Northwest Area Health Education Center (NWAHEC) partnered to honor groups and individuals who have made a profoundly positive impact on the health and wellness of the residents of East Winston-Salem. during the 7th Annual Healthcare Legends of East Winston event on Wednesday, October 18th.
Dr. Michael Lischke, NWAHEC Director, and Ms. Melanee Mills, Health Careers & Workforce Diversity Coordinator, were in attendance and enjoyed the opportunity to honor these individuals.
HONOREES 2023 Legends of Healthcare
- Debra Benbow, Ph.D. (ABD) (posthumously)
- Dr. Cathy Canzona
- Dr. H. Montclair Creque
- Mr. Wilbert Dillard
- Renee Harrison PH.D. (ABD)
- Dr. William Hoffler (posthumously)
- Dr. Cecil Holland
- Dr. Barry Williams
The objective of this program is to recognize and honor individuals and groups who have made a profoundly positive impact on the health and wellness of the residents of East Winston-Salem. This recognition is designed to bring attention to the evolution and transformation of health care provision in East Winston-Salem.
This event honors individuals, organizations and students who have made a positive impact on the health and wellness of their community and contributed to the reduction of health disparities and inequities. An additional outcome of this collaborative partnership between WSSU and NWAHEC is to support healthcare programs through advocacy and education of future providers, promoting access to quality healthcare.
This event was hosted by WSSU School of Health Sciences in partnership with The Northwest Area Health Education Center of Wake Forest School of Medicine and WSSU Nurse Alumni Organization.