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October 19, 2012 | SOI General: Headquarters

NY Clinical Directors Honored with Golisano Leadership Award

By Karl Hejlik

Six Healthy Athletes clinical directors received 2012 Leadership Awards for Exemplary Healthcare Services from the Golisano Foundation, a private foundation based in Rochester, NY devoted exclusively to supporting programs for people with developmental disabilities and a Healthy Athletes partner. The awards were given at a luncheon held October 18. Special Olympics Chairman and CEO Tim Shriver was the keynote speaker and addressed the health challenges faced by people with intellectual disabilities. Recipients of the honor were: •Maricelle Abayon, DDS, MS; •Joseph Carbone, DPM; •Lisa DeLucia, DDS, •Mary Kate Gedro, CO; •Mark Orlando, PhD, MBA; •Amy Pete, PT Each honoree was presented with a Tiffany crystal award and a $5000 donation made by the Golisano Foundation in their names to the charity of their choice that helps people with intellectual disabilities.

About Karl Hejlik: Senior Manager, Health/Research Communications, SOI

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