Navigation Links
AMA Honors Maine Governor John Baldacci With Top Government Service Award

WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maine Governor John Baldacci is honored tonight with the American Medical Association's (AMA) top government service award for an elected official. He will be presented with the award by chief medical editor for NBC News, Nancy Snyderman, M.D., at an awards dinner tonight in Washington, D.C. as part of the AMA's National Advocacy Conference.

"Governor Baldacci has truly improved the health of the people of Maine with the creation of Dirigo Health Agency," said AMA Board Chair Rebecca J. Patchin, M.D.  "He has also led the effort to improve and enhance Maine's public health infrastructure, and recently unveiled a universal wellness initiative."

Governor Baldacci is one of nine honorees chosen this year to receive the Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service. The award, named for the founding father of the AMA, recognizes elected and career officials in federal, state or municipal service whose outstanding contributions have promoted the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

"Through the Nathan Davis Awards, the American Medical Association salutes government officials who go above and beyond the call of duty to improve public health," said Dr. Patchin. "Award winners come from every branch of government service and are a testament to the important role public officials play in creating and implementing health policy that benefits Americans."

Governor Baldacci was nominated for the award by the Maine Medical Association.

This year marks the 21st anniversary of the Dr. Nathan Davis Awards. Others being honored this year include U.S. Representative Donna Christensen and Florida State Senator Don Gaetz.

SOURCE American Medical Association Foundation

Back to top



SOURCE American Medical Association Foundation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. AMA Honors Vice Admiral John Mateczun, M.D., With Top Government Service Award
2. AMA Honors Florida Senator Don Gaetz With Top Government Service Award
3. AMA Honors Iowa State Representative Mark Smith With Top Government Service Award
4. AMA Honors Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger With Top Government Service Award
5. AMA Honors California County Supervisor With Top Government Service Award
6. AMA Honors Washington State Secretary of Health With Top Government Service Award
7. American Kidney Fund Raises Awareness, Honors Kidney Heroes during National Kidney Month
8. CareTech Solutions Honors Five Hospitals with Rising Star Awards
9. Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell Honors Mountainside Addiction Treatment Center for its Twelve Years of Operating in Connecticut
10. Welch Foundation honors Orth as rising star in chemistry
11. United Concordia Dental Honors February as National Childrens Dental Health Month
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... , ... Cycling, running, and walking are regular Sunday activities for many South ... 28, 2016. , That’s when the 7th annual ANF Group Tour de Broward ... and families at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. , The community fundraiser, sponsored ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... ingredient list of its hemorrhoid ointment to its website. , “Our goal is ... people suffering from hemorrhoids. Adding the comparison chart and ingredient list allows our ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... At Grand Dental PC, their priority is ... When you have dental problems, you need to turn to a dentist who listens ... treat your needs, a friendly dentist who counsels you on the best ways to ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... ... Dr. Seth D. Margulies specializes in orthodontics and is based in Perth ... the best available orthodontic experience in the area. Dr. Margulies has met all ... the branch of dentistry that specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dental ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... , ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... new study by UPMC and KingMed Diagnostics researchers. Their ... years found that consultation with UPMC pathologists resulted in significantly altered treatment plans ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/30/2015)... Nov. 30, 2015  Novartis will demonstrate the strength ... th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting. ... as well as supportive care, including key findings in ... cell therapies. The ASH Annual Meeting will be held ... Novartis Oncology . "We will be presenting ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... and BOSTON , November 30, 2015 ... develop potential new medicines directed at up to 10 ... --> PFE ) to research and develop ... protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) targets across multiple therapeutic areas. ... drug discovery and development company and wholly-owned subsidiary of ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... , November 30, 2015 ... or the "Company") announced today that it was informed by ... and Drug Safety (MFDS) has approved its Exablate Neuro ... --> --> Insightec,s Exablate ... treatment alternative that combines two technologies: Focused Ultrasound, which ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: