Student Amanda Herzog Wins Prestigious American Medical Association Award
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Amanda Herzog, a fourth-year student at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, has been awarded the 2011 American Medical Association Foundation's Leadership Award for community service, advocacy and education in health care.
Herzog was one of only 24 medical students to receive the award during a ceremony last month in Washington D.C.
A native of Union Grove, Herzog is a co-founder of the Healthy Classrooms Foundation, a non-profit organization offering grants to school programs that advocate healthier lifestyles for children. She has also offered her services at six free clinics in Dane County and has been involved in other causes that promote adequate health care in underserved communities.
She is taking a year off from medical school to participate in hands-on immunology research at the National Institutes of Health main campus in Bethesda, Maryland.
Date Published: 02/18/2011