Listee Features — Health Care

LIQING ZHANG

The daughter of a very accomplished cardiologist, Liqing Zhang, DDS, knew she would become a doctor since she was 7 years old. Her father was known for helping many people, and she wanted to feel the same feeling of fulfillment. She is also very skilled with her hands, so she felt dentistry was the best way for her to be creative, use her hands and help improve people’s lives. Dr. Zhang has served as a dentist at A to Z Dental in Illinois since 2008, previously serving as an associate dentist from 2006 to 2008. Dr. Zhang has been practicing dentistry for the past two decades. She has treated tens of thousands of patients in China, Canada and the United

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Brenda Yoder

BRENDA C. YODER

Devoting 20 years of service to people in need, Dr. Brenda C. Yoder excelled with the Head Start Division of the Administration for Children & Families within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 1999 to 2019. Before embarking on her professional path, she pursued an education at Ashford University in San Diego, obtaining a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in financial management, as well as a PhD. In addition to these accomplishments, Dr. Yoder has served her community as a church youth counselor. Dr. Yoder’s specialty is in leading workshops for families and staff. She also led EEOC workshops, where people would come from all over to take her seminars for school credit. At one

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LESLIE DAVIS

Growing up, Leslie Davis initially always wanted to be a nurse. She was intrigued by science and felt it was her destiny to help people in need. However, when she graduated high school, things did not work out in a way that allowed her to do so. She further married a preacher and they moved around frequently. She eventually attended Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama, and earned a Bachelor of Science in religion. Ms. Davis later received an Associate of Science in accounting from George C. Wallace States Community College in 1980. When her husband passed away, she made the decision to go back to school and obtain a nursing degree, further receiving an associate’s degree from Alabama Southern Community

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Irene Lamb

IRENE H. LAMB

Deeply engaged in medical research at a time when that was uncommon for women, Irene H. Lamb earned a reputation for her drive, passion and willingness to meet challenges head-on. One of her proudest achievements was helping to set up the first coronary care center in the United States; now, there are hundreds of such centers across the country. Ms. Lamb was also proud of her contributions to a variety of professional journals and books. Ms. Lamb initially began her career as a charge nurse, head nurse in acute medicine, medical and surgical ICU nurse, and an emergency room nurse in various medical centers from 1963 to 1967. She became a staff nurse in critical care research at the University

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THERESA M. THROWER

A celebrated health care professional, Theresa M. Thrower, RN, CRNI, OCN, worked in Hawaii, Seattle and throughout the State of Washington over the course of her illustrious career. After completing her nursing degree more than 40 years ago, she began as a staff nurse at Strab Clinic and Hospital in Honolulu and as a patient care coordinator at the Hemophilia Foundation of Hawaii. Ms. Thrower later found success on behalf of several other organizations as a staff nurse, a home intravenous nurse, a clinical nurse consultant and an intravenous program director. Attending the University of Washington, Ms. Thrower acquired a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1977. She later returned to the university, where she completed the registered nurse infusion

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JUDY K. GRAY

Having distinguished herself as the founder and chief executive officer of North American Herb and Spice LLC in 1999, Judy K. Gray established her business in order to provide the public with unprecedented access to truly natural, wild plant remedies. Committed to healing the world with natural medicines, her company searches for the finest, most potent medicinal ingredients in the world. Traveling to some of the most remote areas in the world, including the Canadian wilderness, the high-mountains of the Mediterranean and the Peruvian Amazon, Ms. Gray’s goal is to deliver gluten-free natural medicines that really work. Her organic, GMO-free manufacturing facility is notably located in Lake Forest, Illinois. Ms. Gray’s whole food products, which can be found online, include

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REGINA A. TAYLOR-HINES

With more than 15 years of professional experience, Regina A. Taylor-Hines has been a contracting officer and business improvement officer with Norfolk Naval Shipyard since 2002. In addition to her primary roles, she has served as the owner of Gina’s Mind, Body and Balance since 2006, and is a teacher at the Cayce Reilly School of Massage. Prior to obtaining her current positions, she flourished as a supply officer, contracting officer and contracting officer’s technical representative with the Naval Supply Facility from 2001 to 2002. Earlier in her career, Ms. Taylor-Hines excelled as a disbursing officer and U.S. treasury representative for the Defense Finance and Accounting Service. Ms. Taylor-Hines first pursued an education with Old Dominion University, where she obtained

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Charlotte Sibley

CHARLOTTE E. SIBLEY

Having accrued more than 40 years of inimitable expertise in the pharmaceutical industry, Charlotte E. Sibley avidly maintains a number of high profile executive positions throughout the field. Moreover, she has excelled as an independent board director on behalf of Advicenne, SA, since 2018. Advicenne is a specialty medical company dedicated to developing cutting-edge solutions that can help improve the lives of patients suffering from rare diseases of the kidney. Concurrently, Ms. Sibley has found further success as the chairperson on the board of directors for Fort Hill Company, a consulting firm that seeks to provide inventive solutions aimed at workplace improvement. She was additionally active as an advisor and a board member of such organizations as Mind Field Solutions

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KIMBERLY CARGILE

Drawing upon an Associate of Arts in university studies at the College of the Redwoods in Eureka, California, and a Bachelor of Science in liberal studies, psychology and social justice from Humboldt State University in Arcata, California, Kimberly Cargile quickly became involved in the advocacy for the medical use of cannabis from her undergraduate studies. Learning that cannabis has been used as a medicine for thousands of years until the United States’ prohibition act in 1937, she found a passion for social justice and utilized her education to fight for the civil rights of those who are largely oppressed. Subsequent to her college graduation, Ms. Cargile relocated to Sacramento, California, where she began her journey of advocacy for medical cannabis

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BETH E. HURNY

With considerable expertise in public relations, mental health and social services, Beth E. Hurny excels as the executive director of the Onondaga Council on Alcoholism and Addictions Inc., which does business as the Prevention Network. Previously, she worked as the director of youth and parenting services for the Prevention Network between 2007 and 2014. Since the late 1940s, Prevention Network has implemented and supported strategies that prevent addictions and address related concerns in the Onondaga County area. Before affiliating with the Prevention Network, Ms. Hurny gained valuable expertise in the field as the director of the evaluation center at HelioHealth from 2005 until 2007, as the clinical supervisor for Family Counselor Services between 1999 and 2005, and as a temporary

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