Navigation Links
Detroit Physician Herbert C. Smitherman, Jr., M.D., Awarded $25,000 in J.H. Kanter Prize Competition

EAST LANSING, Mich., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) and the Wayne County Medical Society of Southeast Michigan (WCMS) congratulate their candidate in the J.H. Kanter Prize competition, Herbert C. Smitherman, Jr., M.D., who will receive a runner-up award of $25,000 for his work in improving access to care and addressing disparities among the underserved in Detroit.

"Doctor Smitherman has given his time, toil, sweat and tears to improve health care for Detroit's most vulnerable population," said MSMS president Richard E. Smith, M.D., an obstetrician/gynecologist at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. "This city, this state and this country owe him a debt of gratitude for the work he has done and continues to do. Congress should look at how he has developed a system to improve access and quality while controlling costs."

"While the rest of the nation is debating health care reform, Doctor Smitherman has worked with a missionary zeal for more than two decades to overcome disparities in health care for the underserved," said WCMS president George H. Shade, Jr., M.D., an obstetrician/gynecologist at the Detroit Medical Center. "We are all proud of him and the work that he does. He is a selfless man who sacrifices for others."

MSMS is the professional association of more than 15,000 physicians in Michigan, and WCMS is the county society affiliate representing 5,200 physicians. The mission of MSMS is to promote a health care environment that supports physicians in caring for and enhancing the health of Michigan citizens through science, quality and ethics in the practice of medicine. Visit the MSMS Web site at for other health-related information.

SOURCE Michigan State Medical Society
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Tickets Still Available for Detroit Uncorked;
2. Detroit Metro Tower Air Traffic Controllers File Lawsuit Alleging Improper Mold Removal and Health Effects
3. McKesson Corporation CEO to Address the Detroit Economic Club on Preserving Our Healthcare System and Improving Quality of Life
4. Haile Gebrselassie Coming to Detroit for Free Press/Flagstar Marathon
5. Saturn Shows Its Commitment to Health and Fitness by Becoming Expo Title Sponsor for The Detroit Free Press/Flagstar Marathon
6. EPA Awards $40,000 Grant to Detroit Health Department for Asthma Program
7. Ilitch Brings New Brand of Pilates to Metro Detroit With Opening of Studio in West Bloomfield
8. Detroit Homeless Men Adopt Local Families for Christmas
9. University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry Moves to Larger Facility on New Corktown Campus
10. Old Newsboys Goodfellow Fund of Detroit Has REACHED and EXCEEDED ITS GOAL of $1.375 Million
11. Dorsey Schools, Detroit Areas Preeminent Career Training School, Opens a Fifth Campus in Farmington Hills
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... ... American Family Care (AFC), the nation’s leading provider of urgent care and ... Metro Atlanta’s North Point Mall. The clinic is designed to test the concept of ... to operate through Dec. 24. , Holiday Pop-Up Clinic , Official Opening November 27, ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... , ... Cold Shoulder , LLC launched their Pro Vest, the latest version of their ... of $20,000 in under 10 hours. , The campaign, which will continue ... Vest to the market. , The PRO Vest provides consumers with a less expensive, one-size ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... November 24, 2015 , ... Sir Grout of ... the TrustDale certification. The award recognizes good companies for excellence in service and ... and grout, and hard surface restoration company earned this recognition after a thorough ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... ... Dr. Kevin Day, local family chiropractor in Warsaw , is hosting ... During the Indiana winter months, Vitamin D deficiency can lead to Seasonal Affective ... to help provide the tools needed to combat it this year! , “Stress kills ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... engineer of patented products, announces Fragrance by Marcelle, a cosmetic invention which offers ... Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing Market in the US is worth $3 billion annually," ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/24/2015)... Connecticut , November 24, 2015 ... of Acadiana has entered into a multi-year agreement ... imaging centers. This investment will provide the Breast Center ... --> Sectra (STO: SECT B) announces that ... agreement to deploy Breast Imaging PACS in its ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Switzerland , November 24, 2015 ... Research of the University of Bern ... Clinical Nutrition of the Bern University Hospital "Inselspital" are ... to develop a novel generation artificial pancreas. Combining a ... insulin for diabetic patients with the unequalled accuracy of ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... 24, 2015  Figure 1, a free mobile-first network ... cases, has launched a new completely redesigned web version ... allows radiologists, who work primarily on a desktop, to ... with its radiologist user base, Figure 1 is hosting ... North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: