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October 23, 2012 | North America: New York

Golisano Foundation Honoree - Mary Kate Gedro

By Karl Hejlik

Dr. Mary Kate Gedro

Mary Kate Gedro, a clinical director with Fit Feet, was one of six health care professionals to receive the 2012 Leadership Award for Exemplary Healthcare Services from the Golisano Foundation during its annual luncheon October 18. Dr. Mary Kate Gedro is a senior staff orthotist at the University of Rochester Medical Center who specializes in working with children. Even though she is a busy clinician and mother, Mary Kate loves giving her time to Special Olympics. “I am very interested in enhancing the well-being of children and adults with intellectual disabilities and the Healthy Athletes screenings are a great way to make a difference.” The Golisano Foundation awards are given annually to health care professionals in New York, USA who have demonstrated extraordinary efforts to improve healthcare and access to care for people with intellectual disabilities.

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

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