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Children’s National Chief Medical Officer Honored with Award from 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County

Denice Cora-Bramble, M.D., MBA., receives 100Way award at the 6th Annual Community Brunch April 10, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Denice Cora-Bramble, M.D., MBA., Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President of Ambulatory and Community Health Services at Children’s National Health System will receive the 100Way Award from the 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County, Inc., a community organization that provides programs in education, health and wellness, economic empowerment and mentoring for youth and their families.

Dr. Cora-Bramble and seven other community leaders are recognized for their contributions to the people of Prince George’s County, as aligned with the four pillars of the 100 Black Men organization: Mentoring, Education, Health and Wellness and Economic Empowerment. The awards will be presented at the upcoming 6th Annual Community Brunch, held at the MGM Grand National Harbor.

“Our Community Brunch is a platform that allows us to acknowledge the contributions of these public and private individuals, corporations, government entities and organizations that support our mission,” says Emerick Peace, President, 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County. “We salute Dr. Denice Cora-Bramble for her contributions to health and welfare for the less fortunate. She is a true gem in our community, and we are recognizing her for her active engagement in community health services for children and her kind spirit of giving that has led her to share her intellectual and emotional capital for the benefit of the people of Prince George’s County.” 

“The 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County is an outstanding organization doing important  work in our community in so many key areas, including youth mentoring and health and wellness. To receive this recognition from them is a great honor,” said Dr. Cora-Bramble. “I’ve had the privilege of living in Prince George’s County for 30 years, and I raised my three children here; so for me, this award is truly gratifying.”

The full list of honorees includes:

*Jim Vance – Emmy Award Winner and NBC4 Anchor 
*Micheline Bowman – Media Maven and the Creator of “Meet Me Monday” 
*Denice Cora-Bramble, M.D., MBA, - Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Ambulatory and Community Health Services of Children’s National Health System 
* Donna Graves – Board Chair of the Prince George’s County Chamber of Commerce 
* Hon. William D. Missouri – Chief and Administrative Judge, Retired (7th Judicial Circuit of Maryland) 
* Charlene Dukes, Ph.D. – President of Prince George’s Community College 
* Mickey L. Burnim, Ph.D. - President of Bowie State University 
* Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA. - President of Howard University

Learn more about the 6th Annual Community Brunch and the 100Way Awards.

Chartered in 2012, the 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County, Inc., is the community’s chapter of the 100 Black Men of America, founded in 1963. The 100 Black Men of America is an international organization with the largest number of African-American male mentors in the United States and also includes chapters in the United Kingdom and the Caribbean.

Media contact: Amy Goodwin at 202-476-4500

About Children's National Health System

Children’s National Health System, based in Washington, D.C., has served the nation’s children since 1870. Children’s National is one of the nation’s Top 5 pediatric hospitals and, for a second straight year, is ranked No. 1 in newborn care, as well as ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. It has been designated two times as a Magnet® hospital, a designation given to hospitals that demonstrate the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers in the D.C. Metropolitan area, including the Maryland suburbs and Northern Virginia. Home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is the seventh-highest NIH-funded pediatric institution in the nation. Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels. 

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