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Dupont Park Member Receives National Humanism Medal

Story by LaTasha Hewitt

Gina Brown, an Allegheny East Conference Dupont Park church member, located in Washington, D.C., was recently awarded the 2023 National Humanism in Medicine Medal from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. Brown received the award “in recognition of her transformational global leadership, innovative educational practices, and embodiment of nursing,” according to the foundation’s website.

Brown, who has served as dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences at Howard University since 2015, received the award alongside four other notable names in health care at the Arnold P. Gold Foundation annual gala.

Brown has been recognized for her dedication to improve health care and education in North America, Asia and Africa. She also advocates for diversity, equity and inclusion in the health care system and brings awareness to health disparities, social justice and religious liberty.

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