Vanderbilt MPH Student Receives MLK Award
On Monday, January 21, Vanderbilt Master of Public Health candidate Sonya Reid-Lawrence, M.D. received the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award. Sonya is a Vanderbilt Master of Public Health student in the Global Health track.
This award is given to a faculty or staff member in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, or Vanderbilt University Medical Center who emulates the principles of King through his or her work. The award was presented to Dr. Reid-Lawrence at the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture during the annual MLK celebration by Jana Lauderdale, Ph.D., R.N., and André L. Churchwell, M.D. on the basis of her commitment to diversity and inclusion on and off campus.