AMCHP honors LSUHSC’s professor for excellence in maternal and child health care

Rebekah E. Gee MD MPH FACOG, Assistant Professor, LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans' Schools of Public Health and Medicine

Rebekah E. Gee MD MPH FACOG, Assistant Professor, LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans’ Schools of Public Health and Medicine, has been chosen to receive a Recognition of Distinction for Excellence in State Maternal Child Health Leadership Award from the Association of Maternal & Child Health (MCH) Programs. The award honors Dr. Gee’s leadership, vision, and contributions to the health of women, children, and families in Louisiana.

The award, which was established this year, recognizes outstanding state MCH professionals whose careers have made significant contributions to their state’s MCH program, state maternal and child health outcomes, and who have made other significant contributions to promoting and protecting the health of women, children, and families in their state. Dr. Gee is one of three people chosen nationally as the inaugural recipients of this prestigious award.

The award is being presented to Dr. Gee today, February 14, 2012, in Washington, DC.

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