Working Mother Magazine Names Multicultural Women's Legacy Award Winner
Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice is dean and executive vice president of the Morehouse School of Medicine.
New York, N.Y. — June 8
Working Mother Media has named Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, dean and executive vice president of the Morehouse School of Medicine, the recipient of the 2011 Multicultural Women’s Legacy Award. Dr. Rice will be honored at the Ninth Annual Best Companies for Multicultural Women National Conference on July 19 in New York City, where she will be the keynote speaker.
The Working Mother Media Multicultural Women’s Legacy Award was established in 2005 to honor an extraordinary individual for her inspiration, dedication, and significant contribution to the advancement of multicultural women.
Rice is being honored her dynamic leadership and exceptional contributions to the continued advancement of research, community health and education and training programs.
As a pioneer in women’s health, Rice leads the way as a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. Her previous leadership roles include Dean of the Meharry School of Medicine and Senior Vice President of Health Affairs, founder of the Center for Women’s Health Research, and the Director in the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Rice has also held several leadership positions as the Dean of the School of Medicine and Senior Vice President of Health of Affairs at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. She currently serves on the FDA Advisory Panel for Reproductive and Urological Drugs.
Source: Working Mother Media