Penn State Hershey honors outstanding community service efforts

In recognition of community service as a vital component of the Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine mission, the Penn State Hershey Community Service Team recently acknowledged the outstanding efforts of the following faculty, staff, students, volunteers and community members who have demonstrated this mission through health education, patient care, community activities, and applications of research:

--Gaylen Bradley, visiting professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – World Culture Club
--Benjamin Levi, professor, Department of Humanities and Pediatrics – Look Out for Child Abuse website
--Patrick McQuillan, professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, vice chair for clinical affairs, Department of Anesthesiology – International Medical Missions
--Judy Dillon, community outreach coordinator, Department of Nursing
--Erica Bates, third-year medical student – “Prevention Produce” program
--Penn State Hershey Student Intramural Sports Club – Adil Solaiman and Michael Plakke, Intramural Sports Club co-chairs and Afif Kulaylat, first year surgery resident and co-founder of Intramural Sports Club
--PULSE - Sharon Shung and Michele Barbour, medical students and PULSE co-presidents
--Community Libraries Information Consortium – Lois High Berstler Community Health Library, Hershey Public Library, and Middletown Public Library
--Jane Landis, extension director, Penn State Cooperative Extension, Dauphin County
--Behjat Noori, palliative care initiative chairperson, Association of Faculty & Friends
--JoAn Zimerman, director, Zimmerman Family Love Fund
--Department of Dermatology’s Sun Protection Program

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Last Updated October 27, 2011