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Edwards Recognized As Birdland Community Hero

August 3, 2016

‌Baltimore, Md. - Lori Edwards, DrPh, MPH, BSN '80, RN, PHCNS-BC, assistant professor and associate director for global occupational health, Office of Global Health, was recognized as a Birdland Community Hero at an Orioles game held on Sunday, July 24, against the Cleveland Indians. The Orioles Birdland Community Heroes program honors and recognizes community heroes who inspire us through their spirited commitment to extend a hand in charity, service, hope, and harmony. This recognition honors the heroism of members of the extended Orioles community from all walks of life, occupations, and diverse backgrounds who have distinguished themselves by selflessly working or volunteering in fields that care for, serve, teach, protect, and improve the lives of others, around the corner or around the globe, who are most in need.‌ Click here to watch the video.

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