Hanover, Md. – The Alzheimer’s Association President and CEO Harry Johns and the Greater Maryland Chapter honored Dr. Ellen H. Yankellow, President and CEO of Correct Rx Pharmacy Services, Inc. at the 10th Annual Memory Ball by presenting her with the 2016 Exemplary Leadership Award.
“The Alzheimer’s Association Exemplary Leadership Award recognizes an individual who is a catalyst for growth, a philanthropist who leads by example, and a dedicated leader whose involvement has had a profound effect on the Association’s research efforts,” said Alzheimer’s Association President and CEO Harry Johns. “Dr. Ellen Yankellow is a spark to help ignite progress towards treatment, prevention and, ultimately a cure. She is unrelenting in her commitment to our efforts as we push forward toward our vision of a world without Alzheimer’s.”
“Ellen has truly been the catalyst in the growth of the Memory Ball over the past 10 years. Due in large part to her leadership, the Memory Ball has grown to one of the premiere galas in Baltimore, raising nearly $4.5M since its inception,” said Executive Director of the Greater Maryland Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association Cass Naugle. “As a philanthropist who leads by example, Ellen has galvanized the community to support and transform our cause. Her dedicated involvement has had a profound effect on our research efforts as well as on all those the Association touches with care and support. We thank Ellen for her leadership, wisdom, and unwavering commitment to the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. It is a true honor to announce that Dr. Ellen Yankellow is the recipient of the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2016 Exemplary Leadership Award.”
Dr. Yankellow is dedicated to providing both personal and corporate support to the Maryland Alzheimer’s Association. She is the Chair of Corporate Sponsorships for the Maryland Alzheimer’s Association’s Memory Ball. In this role, Dr. Yankellow has worked tirelessly to gather corporate commitments to support this annual event. As a result of her efforts, total funds raised have increased in each of the last ten years.
About Correct Rx Pharmacy Services, Inc.:
Correct Rx Pharmacy Services is a full service pharmacy available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, providing accurate and timely dispensing and delivery, while infusing clinical pharmacy throughout the company. They serve more than 200,000 patients in over 390 institutions, residential treatment programs, and senior care facilities. Their business model is based on providing their clients with a welcome blend of operational efficiency, cutting-edge clinical programs, and cost savings.
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