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Doctor Eden Wells - Michigan Chief Medical Executive received award in Bay City Wednesday
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 05:48:57 EDT
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Eden V. Wells, MD, MPH, FACP, chief medical executive for the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, received the Michigan Association for Local Public Health and the Michigan Public Health Association Roy R. Manty - Distinguished Service Award on Wednesday, during the Michigan Premier Public Health Conference Awards Ceremony in Bay City. Dr. Wells was honored due their high regard for her achievements, passion, and commitment of excellence in the field of public health. Dr. Wells was appointed as the chief medical executive for MDHHS in May 2015 and was elevated to a Cabinet-level position in September 2016. She serves Michigan citizens by providing professional medical leadership, expertise and coordination to the MDHHS and the State of Michigan efforts to instill a "health in all policies" perspective, address workforce issues and respond to existing and emerging health concerns.
Right: Dr. Eden Wells (left) and Dr. Annette Mercatante (right) with the Roy R. Manty Distinguished Service Award.