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Thursday, November 05, 2009 - North Broward Medical Center CEO Honored at Spirit of the Caribbean Awards

Deerfield Beach, FL - Pauline Grant, CEO of Broward Health North Broward Medical Center, was recently honored at the 2009 Spirit of the Caribbean Awards.  The annual celebration, hosted by Minority Development & Empowerment, Inc., pays tribute to those who go the extra mile to support the Caribbean population in South Florida.

“I’m touched to receive this recognition,” said Pauline. “As a native of Jamaica, I’m dedicated to making a positive impact on our Caribbean community both in my personal and professional life.”

Pauline received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the University of the West Indies, Jamaica.  She received her Master of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. Pauline serves on the board of several community organizations. She recently received the Milestone Award for Excellence in Healthcare from the Jamaican USA Chamber of Commerce, was named one of Modern Healthcare’s 2008 Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare and was the recipient of the March of Dimes 2006 Women of Distinction award.  

Minority Development & Empowerment is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has provided quality services, referrals and advocacy to the Caribbean immigrant population in Broward and Palm Beach Counties since 1996. The primary objective is to ensure and facilitate access to meet their clients’ health, social, economic, educational and personal needs. For more information visit www.mdeinc.org.

Broward Health, providing service for more than 50 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class health care services to our neighbors in South Florida. One of the 10 largest public health systems in the nation, Broward Health includes Broward General Medical Center, North Broward Medical Center, Imperial Point Medical Center, Coral Springs Medical Center, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston and more than 30 facilities of the Community Health Services and Broward Health Physician Group. For more information visit www.browardhealth.org.