LECOM faculty member wins Distinguished Service Award


Stephany Esper, DO, Clinical Professor of Family Medicine and Osteopathic Principles and Practice at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, was honored as the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award among Medical Providers at the fourth annual Celebrate Healthcare Professionals awards banquet, hosted by the Sarah A. Reed Retirement Center. The event honors individual workers who excel in the Erie area’s healthcare environment.

Stephany Esper, DO, center, receives the Celebrate Healthcare Professionals Distinguished Service Award.

Photo courtesy of Photogenesis

In nominating Dr. Esper for the award, Kathy Wetsell acknowledged the important role Dr. Esper played in seeing her family “through all kinds of medical issues.” She noted that “she is always available, always reachable and always caring.”

Dr. Esper has a family practice in Erie at Ridgeway Medical Center, and serves as an active supporter and educator at LECOM. She routinely serves as a medical preceptor for LECOM students, who work in clinical rotations with Dr. Esper and her patients. She has been actively involved in many organizations including leadership positions with the American Osteopathic Association and the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association. She also served as Chief of Staff at Millcreek Community Hospital and serves as faculty president at LECOM.

May 26, 2010
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