Mansfield, PA—Long-time Laurel Health Centers board member J. Dennis Murray, PhD, was awarded the 2023 Board Excellence and Service Apex Award by the Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers (PACHC).
This prestigious recognition is awarded to a single board member in the entire state of Pennsylvania to honor their outstanding commitment to serving their local health centers and improving access to quality care.
Murray has served on Laurel Health’s board for 37 years and currently serves as Board Personnel Chair. His local ties and healthcare experience as an Emeritus Psychology Professor at Mansfield University have allowed him to provide unique insight, support, and guidance. He has worked diligently for decades to positively shape the future of the health system and the local communities it serves.
The award was first announced at this year’s PACHC conference and was presented in person by Laurel Health President & CEO James A. Nobles and PACHC representative Eric Kiehl, Director of Policy & Partnership, at Laurel Health’s November board meeting.
“We are so proud to see Denny be awarded this very well-deserved recognition,” adds Nobles. “Laurel Health is incredibly grateful to Denny for his many years of dedicated service, hard work, and commitment to building meaningful connections with our patients and guiding our mission to provide excellent healthcare to all.”
To learn more about Laurel Health’s leadership team and services, call 1-833-LAURELHC (1-833-528-7354) or visit laurelhc.org.
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ABOUT THE LAUREL HEALTH CENTERS
The Laurel Health Centers offer award-winning family medicine, behavioral health services, and specialty care for the whole family throughout Tioga & Bradford Counties, including sites in Blossburg, Elkland, Mansfield, Lawrenceville, Towanda, Troy, Wellsboro, and Westfield, PA. The Laurel Health Centers are committed to serving all patients regardless of their ability to pay, offering a sliding fee scale to ensure all patients receive the care they need. Services include primary care, pediatrics, dental services, women’s health, preventive wellness care, internal medicine, chiropractic care, sports medicine, mental health counseling, nutrition / diabetes education, care coordination, chronic disease management, insurance enrollment assistance, and more. For more information, call 1-833-LAURELHC (1-833-528-7354) or visit laurelhc.org.