Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce – 2023 Health Care Heroes

On May 17, 2023 the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Health Care Heroes awards luncheon at Jungle Island in Miami, Florida. The event was attended by more than 450 Healthcare Professionals.

The winners of the various awards were:

EQUITABLE ADVISORS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENT

DANIEL ARMSTRONG, PHD

Professor & Executive Vice Chair, Department of Pediatrics

Director, Mailman Center for Child Development, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS

LILIAN ABBO, MD, FIDSA

Associate Chief Medical Officer, Infectious Diseases, Jackson Health System

Professor of Clinical Infectious Diseases at University of Miami Miller

School of Medicine and Miami Transplant Institute

NURSES

TAMI THOMAS, PHD, RN, APRN-CPNP, FAANP, FAAN

Associate Dean, Research/Director of PhD Nursing Program and Professor, Florida International University

Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences

INDIVIDUALS OF MERIT

BRIDGET LISA MCKINNEY

President & CEO, Professionals Sharing with a Purpose

Principal, Scott Lake Elementary

ORGANIZATIONS/PROGRAMS

MIAMI TRANSPLANT INSTITUTE, JACKSON HEALTH SYSTEM/

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI HEALTH SYSTEM

FIRST RESPONDERS

ROBBIE MEEK, EMT

Chief Operations Officer, CDR Health Care, Inc.

YOUTH VOLUNTEER RECIPIENT

SHAWN MARTINEZ

Founder, AVUS Connect Student

Belen Jesuit Preparatory School