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HanesBrands Honors Wake Forest Baptist With First Hanes For Good Champion Award for Community Service

HanesBrands, a leading global basic apparel company, awarded Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and its medical professionals with the company’s first Hanes for Good Champion Award for outstanding commitment to community service.

Hanes has partnered with Wake Forest Baptist since 2012 to conduct eight volunteer surgical missions to the Dominican Republic where Hanes has more than 8,000 employees. The Medical Center’s otolaryngology medical teams have performed more than 500 life-altering ear, nose and throat surgeries and have treated more than 4,000 patients.

Along with the award, Hanes is providing Wake Forest Baptist $25,000, which will be used to purchase additional medical equipment to be used for future medical missions, including surgeries for cleft palette and other ear, nose and throat treatments.

Surgical mission volunteers from Wake Forest Baptist receiving awards were:

J. Dale Browne, M.D., Professor and Chair of Otolaryngology

Adele Evans, M.D., Associate Professor, Otolaryngology

Jordan Wallin, M.D., Associate Professor, Otolaryngology

Bret Nicks, M.D., Associate Dean, Office of Global Health, and Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine

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