The Saint Lucia Medical and Dental Association held its Awards Ceremony at the Bay Gardens Hotel on November 11, 2022 under the theme Celebrating Excellence.
The occasion was used to recognize members who have made outstanding contributions in the fields of medicine and dentistry.
Our distinguished keynote speaker was Cato T. Laurencin MD, PH.D, of the University of Connecticut who inspired the audience with his presentation which centred around the theme of equity, justice and the novel transformative field of limb regeneration.
The President, Dr. Merle Clarke spoke to the resilience of physicians and dentists and urged them always to be guided by ethical principles to maintain the confidence and trust of the public which they serve.
The following were recipients of awards:
Outstanding Physician – Dr. Segun Tobias
Outstanding Dentist – Dr. Desmer Destang
Outstanding Junior Physician – Dr. Johnoma Giffard
Outstanding Intern – Dr. Chamane Peniston-Prospere
Outstanding District Medical Officer – Dr. Dianne Ferdinand-Walcott
Most Dedicated Team Member – Dr. Christi Gerald
Lifetime Achievement – Dr. Martin Didier
SLMDA Honouree – Dr. Fleming Sallapudi
Special Award to Professor Dabor Resiere of the Central Hospital University (CHU) of Martinique for his unwavering support to healthcare in Saint Lucia.
SOURCE: St. Lucia Medical & Dental Association