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Dr. James O'Connell Named J.H. Kanter Prize Laureate
Date:8/11/2009

so receive prizes in the amount of $25,000: Jeffrey Henderson, M.D. of South Dakota, Neil Calman, M.D. of New York, Sister Anne Brooks, D.O. of Mississippi, Herbert Smitherman Jr., M.D. of Michigan.

These front-line physicians have dedicated themselves to optimizing U.S. health care for all patients, regardless of gender, ethnicity, geography, language, education, religion, employment or insurance.

"The Kanter Prize recognizes the true calling of medicine-- to deliver health care to those in need," said Dr. Alan R. Leff, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago. "This is both the greatest privilege and highest obligation of a physician."

The award winning runners-up:

Herbert Smitherman Jr., MD, is President and CEO of the Health Centers Detroit Foundation, Inc. in Detroit, Michigan. Running three community-based health centers in urban Detroit, he works with culturally diverse communities to improve urban-based primary care delivery systems. He is dedicated to organizing, expanding and improving access to cost effective, high quality healthcare for the uninsured and has volunteered his time without pay to see that patients get the care they need, regardless of income. Dr. Smitherman was nominated by the Michigan State Medical Society and the Wayne County Medical Society of Southeast Michigan.

Jeffrey Henderson, MD, serves as the President and CEO of Black Hills Center for American Indian Health in Rapid City, South Dakota. He is committed to addressing health disparities seen in Native Americans, focusing on their broader health problems through research, service, education, and culturally sensitive health delivery. His center collected evidence of effective practices that may lead to changes in the guidelines for managing type II diabetes. Dr. Henderson was nominated by the South Dakota State Medical Association.


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