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Berks Community Health Center Leaders Honored by State Association

Oct 23, 2017 • by Berks Community Health Center
Berks Community Health Center’s recipients of APEX Awards at the Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Center’s annual conference in October were (from left) CEO Mary Kargbo, Wilford Payne Health Center Mentor Award; Board member Maria Simons, Board Excellence and Service Award; and Dr. Mary Kelleher, Outstanding Primary Care Physician (Urban Setting).

READING, PA.  –  Three Berks Community Health Center (BCHC) leaders were honored with prestigious APEX Awards at the recent annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers (PACHC). 

BCHC Board Member, Maria Simons, of Hamburg, received the Board Excellence and Service Award. Chief Medical Officer Mary E. Kelleher, MD, was honored as the Outstanding Primary Care Clinician in an Urban Setting.  CEO Mary H. Kargbo received the first Wilford Payne Health Center Mentor Award.

Said Cheri Rinehart, President and CEO of PACHC, “Each year, the APEX Awards, which stands for ‘Awards for Primary Care Excellence,’ represent the pinnacle of service, quality, innovation and achievement in primary health care, and are designed to recognize the outstanding efforts of dedicated individuals and teams who work or volunteer for Pennsylvania’s health centers.”

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