October 6, 2019

Cherokee Nation doctor, Junior Miss Cherokee receive awards

TAHLEQUAH — The National Indian Health Board presented Cherokee Nation Health Services Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Jorge Mera the Outstanding Service Award at the annual Heroes in Health Awards Gala in Temecula, California, on Sept. 18.
The Outstanding Service Award honors an individual or organization whose work has made an impact on American Indian and Alaska Native health care.
“I represent a whole team of health care workers who have gone beyond their duty during the last four years to