Wake Forest Baptist Names Human Resources Vice President
N.C. – Nov. 30, 2017 – Jerri Irby, M.B.A., M.S., has been named
vice president of human resources at Wake
Forest Baptist Medical Center.
will lead the talent management, talent acquisition, employee relations and
human resource business partnership teams. She also will provide leadership to
improve processes in recruiting, retention and engagement.
Wake Forest Baptist Named to National Leadership Program
N.C. – Nov. 30, 2017 –Julie
M. Linton, M.D., assistant professor of
pediatrics at Wake
Forest Baptist Medical Center, has been
selected to participate in the Culture of Health Leaders (CoHL) program, which is co-led by the National Collaborative
for Health Equity and CommonHealth ACTION with support from the Robert Wood
Johnson Foundation (RWJF).
As one of 40 selected applicants, Linton will join leaders from across the country to
collaborate on innovative ways to
advance a culture of health. Linton’s work is focused on health equity for all
children and families, with a particular focus on children of immigrant
CoHL is one of a number of
leadership development programs supported by the RWJF, which supports the
development and diversity of leaders.
Wake Forest School of Medicine Students
Receive National Honors
N.C. – Nov. 30, 2017 – Mustafa Abid, Ziyad Knio, Kwone Ingram and
Brandon Sowell, medical students at Wake Forest School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical
Center, have been named 2017-18
Schweitzer Fellows by the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.
the next year, these four students will join other graduate students from
across the country in developing leadership skills and learning effective ways
to address the social factors that impact health. Locally, Abid and Knio will
initiate a health education outreach program for refugees and immigrants while
Ingram and Sowell will lead a mentoring program for minority boys who face
social, academic and behavioral challenges in the fourth and fifth grades.
The Boston-based Albert Schweitzer Fellowship is dedicated to
developing individuals who are committed to and skilled in meeting the health
needs of underserved communities.
Wake Forest School of Medicine Student Awarded for
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. –
Nov. 30, 2017 – Paul Ehlers, a fourth-year student at Wake
Forest School of Medicine, part of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has received
the inaugural Peacock-Plonk Master Student Clinician Award from the School of
The award recognizes School of Medicine
students who achieve honors in all third-year clerkships.
The Peacock-Plonk Award was established this
year in honor of James E. Peacock, M.D., professor of infectious diseases, and George W. Plonk, M.D., associate professor of vascular and endovascular
surgery at Wake Forest Baptist.