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College of Health Faculty Honored by Mississippi Business Journal

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Health Care Heroes honorees include, from left to right: Dr. Bonnie Harbaugh, Dr. Amal Mitra, Dr. Jerome Kolbo and Dr. Kathy Yadrick. (Submitted photo)

Four faculty members in the College of Health at The University of Southern Mississippi have been honored as Health Care Heroes for 2011 by the Mississippi Business Journal.

Dr. Bonnie Harbaugh, associate professor in the School of Nursing; Dr. Jerome Kolbo, professor in the School of Social Work; Dr. Amal Mitra, professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences and Dr. Kathy Yadrick, chair of the Department of Nutrition and Food Systems were part of a class of 30 honored by the magazine.

Recipients were honored based upon their long-term excellence in academia and in benefiting the health profession through research and outreach for the betterment of Mississippi residents. The Southern Miss College of Health was the only business/organization to have as many as four recipients of the award.

For more information about the Health Care Heroes or the College of Health contact Ryan Kelly at 601.266.5103 or health@usm.edu.