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Dr. Lisa Merritt

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Dr. Lisa Merritt of Sarasota was recently selected to receive the “True North Toward Health Care Equity: Clinical, Policy and Social Determinants” award at the National Medical Association's 17th annual Health Policy Colloquium in Maryland. The award recognizes exemplary work that increases the level of advocacy at state, local and national levels as a health policy advocate. Dr. Merritt is a board-certified physiatrist, sub-specializing in brain injury. Over the past 25 years, she has been an advocate for eliminating health disparities by advancing individualized health and wellness strategies.

941CEO magazine named Merritt as one of the magazine's 2016 Unity Award winners this January. Read more about her here.

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