Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Four LifeBridge Health employees named Health Care Heroes winners

Once a year, the Maryland Daily Record sponsors a day to recognize those heroes that walk among us – Health Care Heroes.

LifeBridge Health is proud of all its finalists: Donald Abrams, M.D., Lee David Chiat, R.T., Susan Golden, Lynn Harris R.N., Shawn Standard, M.D., Garrick Williams, Harry Zemel and Project LIGHT. The winners were Dr. Abrams, Harris, Williams and Zemel.

Dr. Abrams, the chief of Sinai Hospital’s Department of Ophthalmology, was recognized for his work with glaucoma patients and the free screenings held regularly at Krieger Eye Institute through a partnership with the Polakoff Foundation.

Harris, a nurse who is the manager of the Mother-Baby Unit at Sinai Hospital was recognized for her work with new mothers experiencing postpartum depression.

Zemel was a top winner in the Volunteer category for his 20-plus years of service at Sinai, from the Post Anesthesia Care Unit to the Volunteer Advisory Council.

Williams won for his work as a youth outreach worker, running support groups for young men as well as the 8-year-old Park Heights Saints football league.

Congratulations to all!

Winners (from left) Dr. Abrams, Zemel, Harris and Williams

following a breakfast ceremony this morning.

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