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In the News: Carol Cunningham, M.D., Woman of Note

Carol Cunningham, M.D., associate professor of Emergency Medicine, had a busy — and award-winning — June.

First, Harvard University’s National Preparedness Leadership Initiative named her the 2022 Meta-Leader of the Year. The award was presented in recognition of Dr. Cunningham’s service, dedication and innovation through the COVID-19 response

Then, Dr. Cunningham, who is also state medical director for the Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Medical Services, was recognized as a Woman of Note by Crain’s Cleveland Business.

According to the article in Crain’s, Dr. Cunningham “found her way to medicine when her uncle took an X-ray of her stuffed dog, T-Bone, in his office at the Cleveland VA and helped her administer penicillin. She was hooked.”

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