Dr. Elizabeth Ofili to receive Lifetime Achievement Award
The National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) announced that Elizabeth Ofili, MD, MPH, FACC has been selected to receive a 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. Each year, NMQF honors individuals whose life work has had a significant impact on eliminating health care and health status inequities. The award will be presented at NMQF's Annual Leadership Awards Dinner
to be held Tuesday, April 25 at the Ritz Carlton in Washington, DC.
"The Lifetime Achievement Award is being conferred in recognition of Dr. Ofili's extraordinary accomplishments, leadership and courage as a cardiologist, a researcher, and an academician throughout her career. On both a professional and personal level, she models commitment and preparation that enable those in her sphere to realize their potential," said Gary A. Puckrein, PhD, NMQF president and CEO.
Dr. Ofili is a Past President of the Association of Black Cardiologists and is Principal Investigator for the ABC CVD Study. She is Professor of Medicine, Director and Senior Associate Dean of the Clinical Research Center and Clinical and Translational Research at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA.
Congratulations Dr, Ofili!