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President, Detroit Public Schools Community District Board of Ed.      2017 to 2020

CEO, Detroit Receiving Hospital and University Health Center              2004 to 2015

Chief Business Officer, Detroit Medical Center                                          2009 to 2011

President, Harper University Hospital/Hutzel Women’s Hospital          2002 to 2004

Chief Nursing Officer/Senior Vice President, Patient Care                      1999 to 2004


1988        Geraldine Doby Leadership Award – Black Nurses Associations

1988        Acknowledgement for Service  Red Cross Disaster Committee     

1989        Recognition of Professional Services – Mercy College of Detroit

1989        Sigma Theta Tau (National Nursing Honor Society Membership)

1990        Outstanding Service Award – Detroit Central City Mental Health, Inc.

1991         Service Award – Neighborhood Services Organization, Detroit, MI

1992        Special Tribute Recognition, State of Michigan

1992        Award of Recognition, Detroit City Council

1992        Black Nurses Star Award, Detroit Black Nurses Association

1993        United Way Pacesetter, United Way, Detroit, MI

1993        Outstanding Alumni Recognition, WSU College of Nursing

2001        Nightingale Award – Oakland University

2002        Michigan Most Influential Women

2002        Outstanding Leadership Neighborhood Service Organization

2003        Wayne State University Corporate Leadership Award

2003        American Business Women Association Leadership Award

2003        Golden Heritage Award

2004        Michigan’s Top Business Women

2004        Corp’s Award for Women in Outstanding Leadership

2005        NARRHC Human Resource Detroit Chapter Community Leader Award

2005        Neighborhood Service Organization Community Service Award

2005        Women of Courage Women of Change MEDT Foundation

2006        Humanitarian Award Detroit /central City Community Mental Health

2006        Center for Advance Palliative Care Wayne state University  Leadership

2007        Crane’s Michigan’s Most Influential Women

2007        American Hospital Association Leadership Award

2009        Leaders, Legends, and Luminaries by Lakeshore Economic Coalition

2010        Wayne State University Nursing leadership Award

2010         Rhonda Walker Foundation - Powerful Women of Purpose

2011         John B. Waller for Community Leadership DCHC

2011         Michigan Peer Review Organization Community Leadership

2012        Ford African Ancestry Network -  Community Service

2014        Success with Significance Women’s Association  Little Rock

2015        Michigan Chronicle Spirit of Excellence

2015        Celebrate Detroit Community Service Award

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