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Congratulations to the 2021 Health Care Heroes honorees

Let’s celebrate the health care heroes of Lehigh Valley.

Each year the Lehigh Valley Business recognizes excellence, promotes innovation and honors the efforts of individuals and organizations making significant positive impacts on the quality of health care

More than 25 leaders and organizations have been named honorees this year. Winners will be announced at a special virtual celebration event on June 1 at the LVB.com

More information about the event can be found here. Here are the 2021 honorees:

Advancements in Innovation and Health Care

Fellowship Community

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Community Outreach/Education Hero

Leonardo Claros
St. Luke’s University Health Network

Kimberly Levitt
Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom

COVID-19 Hero

Donald Hirsch
Penn State Health Saint Joseph

Sheri Fredrick-Deeb
Parkland School District

New Vitae Wellness and Recovery

Reading Hospital – Tower Health

Bethlehem Health Bureau

Health Care Specialties Hero

Jennifer Janco
St. Luke’s University Health Network

Vicky Kistler
Allentown Health Bureau

Jacqueline Labenberg
Music Therapy Associates

Kristy Pereira
Robbins Rehabilitation East

Tracy Roman
Phoebe Ministries

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network

Health Professional Hero

Kathi Eichman
New Vitae Wellness and Recovery

Sonja Handwerk
Lehigh Valley Health Network

Luis Puentes
Lehigh Valley Health Network

Lifetime Achievement Hero

Luther Rhodes III
Lehigh Valley Health Network

Carol Gullo Mest
DeSales University

Nurse Hero

Terry Burger
Lehigh Valley Health Network

Melissa Hosni
Lehigh Valley Hospital Muhlenberg

Donna Pavlovic
Fellowship Community

Carlos Pineda
Caresense

Physician of the Year

Timothy Friel
Lehigh Valley Health Network

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