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RIDOC medical director honored
By Jim Montalto, News Editor
Published: 08/21/2007

Promotion The National Health Service Corps’ Student Experiences and Rotations in Community Health Program (SEARCH ) recently gave Rhode Island Department of Corrections Medical Director Michael Poshkus a recognition award. Poshkus received the honor for providing high quality primary health care to Rhode Island’s incarcerated, supporting the National Health Service Corps’ mission to improving the health of the nation’s underserved, and for teaching SEARCH students.

“I am delighted that Mike’s professionalism and leadership have been recognized with this award,” says RIDOC Director Ashbel T. Wall II. “We are fortunate to have someone with his background and expertise in correctional healthcare, coupled with a commitment to teaching and to working with underserved communities.”

The National Health Service Corps is a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services program dedicated to providing primary health care to communities of greatest need.


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