Herman Sullivan, MD, Wins Molina Healthcare Community Champion Award

November 2, 2015 3:33 pm
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Dr. Herman Sullivan

Each Community Champion was nominated by a community-based organization and also received a $1,000 grant to give to a deserving nonprofit organization of his/her choice. Sullivan has chosen to donate his $1,000 grant to the Grand Rapids African American Health Institute.

Herman Sullivan, a neurologist and medical director at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, has dedicated many years to improving the health of individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS). As a result of Dr. Sullivan’s research, clinical trials and studies related to MS and neurology, Mercy Health created an MS clinic where patients have a dedicated medical home and are cared for by an expert in the field. Dr. Sullivan dedicates his time supporting patients and providing his expertise on the disease. In addition to all of his time spent working in the field, he still finds time to attend meetings, be a board and committee member and participate in lectures. Dr. Sullivan has chosen to donate his $1,000 grant to the Grand Rapids African American Health Institute.

 According to Molina Healthcare’s website, Molina Healthcare’s Community Champions Awards program was created in 2006 to honor the unsung heroes that work in our communities and inspire others through their selflessness, extraordinary service and contributions that positively affect the lives of those around them.The annual Community Champions event was established to honor the memory of Molina Healthcare’s physician founder, Dr. C. David Molina, who believed in community partners working together to create programs that would help care for society’s most vulnerable individuals.
The annual awards ceremony brings together individuals whose civic and faith-based leadership, volunteerism as well as public
advocacy embody Dr. Molina’s spirit of service, family and community.
Community Champions are nominated by community-based organizations and then winners are selected by a panel of judges.


Susan Terrell


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