Herbert Charles Smitherman, Jr., MD, MPH, FACP Curriculum Vitae Page 6
HONORS AND AWARDS continues:
Community service award from Mayor Dennis Archer on Behalf of the Citizen’s of the City of Detroit for Outstanding Service to the Community and Its People, Detroit, MI, June 20.
Humanitarian of the Year Award from Greater Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church and Its Members at the 80th Anniversary Banquet, Detroit, MI, October 30.
Regional Award from Pfizer Pharmaceutical Corporation for Outstanding Achievement in African-American Health & Education presented December 10, 1999 at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.
City Resolution for Outstanding Commitment to Establishing Community Oriented Primary Care Health Centers, Health Promotion and Outreach Program to the Citizens of the City of Detroit – presented by the City Council of Detroit, Detroit, MI, December 6, 2000.
Champion Award for the Underserved from the Voices of Detroit Initiative (VODI) in recognition for outstanding service provided to the uninsured Detroit residents, Detroit, MI, May 14, 2002.
Appreciation Award from the Henry Clarke Stroke Foundation at the “Preventing Stroke Conference”, Cobo Conference Center, August 9, 2003.
Conference Award from the Public Health Students of African Descent (PHSAD) for state-wide service in healthcare, Ann Arbor, MI, March 13, 2004.
Testimonial Resolution Award (highest honor bestowed) from the Detroit City Council for his 18 years of service to the Detroit Community by advocating and providing safety net primary care services to the citizens of Detroit at the CAYMC May 5, 2004.
The 2003 Michiganian of the Year Award was presented to Dr. Herbert Smitherman by the Detroit News at Morels Restaurant May 11, 2004. This award was presented to him for his dedication and commitment to battling to provide under and uninsured access to health care.
The 2004 Physician of the Year Award presented by the Michigan Minority Women’s Network, Detroit Chapter, June 19, 2004 for his dedication and commitment to the under and uninsured citizens of Detroit.
The 2004 Shelton Tappes Award was presented by the Detroit Area Agency on Aging October 25, 2004 to Dr. Herbert C. Smitherman Jr. for being an outstanding community leader, who has contributed greatly to the success of Senior Services and Programs for the City of Detroit.