Medical society honors local physicians

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The Humboldt-Del Norte County Medical Society recently presented three awards to local physicians in recognition of their outstanding contributions. The awards were presented at the virtual annual Membership Gala held in December.

Dr. Teresa Frankovich

Dr. Teresa Frankovich

Therese Frankovick, M.D., MPH, received the Outstanding Service to Our Community Award. The award cited Frankovick for “for her tireless work in coordinating efforts to deal with the COVID pandemic in Humboldt County, educating the public on COVID, advocating for safety measures to mitigate the spread of COVID, as well as her seamless work to build a fantastic team of local physicians at public health.”

May Hong, M.D., received the Outstanding Contribution to Local Medicine award. The award honored Hong for “for her tireless work as Family Medicine Residency program director. Through the Family Medicine Residents and Compadre Program, working to build physician pipelines and facilitate medical student rural rotations in Humboldt County.”

Dr. Caroline Connor

Dr. Caroline Connor

Caroline Connor, M.D., MPH, received the Outstanding Contributions to the Humboldt Del Norte County Medical Society award. She was cited for “her tireless efforts in our local Humboldt-Del Norte PreMedical Education Task Force and strengthening relationships with all levels of education from elementary/middle schools, high school, Jr. College, HSU, and Medical Schools building pipelines for future physicians and medical professionals in our two counties.”

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