ACCESS Medical Development co-hosts 2008 Health Care Hero Awards

ACCESS co-hosts annual event that recognizes physicians and hospitals in the Region

Raleigh, April 4, 2008 / -- ACCESS Medical Development co-sponsored the 2008 Health Care Hero Awards held by the Triangle Business Journal on March 27 at North Ridge Country Club. The event was also sponsored by WakeMed Health and Hospitals, First Citizens Bank, MAG Mutual, and GlaxoSmithKline.

ACCESS Medical Development continues to be a staple in the awards ceremony held in the Triangle to honor practitioners and volunteers in the medical field. Managing Principal of ACCESS, Stephanie J. Wilson, presented the awards for the Allied Health Professional and the Volunteer category. The Allied Health Professional award was given to Maura Silverman of WakeMed, David Yoder of UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine, and Paul Nagy of Duke University Medical Center. The Volunteer award recognized people who have dedicated their own time to area hospitals and hospice. Other awards recognized Hospitalists, Nurses, Physicians, Community Outreach individuals, researcher/Innovators, Healthcare Managers, as well as a Dentist. A lifetime achievement award was given to Nobel Prize winner Oliver Smithies of UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine for his work as a scientist.

ACCESS contributed to the winners a digital photo frame to keep as well as miniature desserts in takeout pails, made by caterer Leigh Anderson of Raleigh, NC, that were given to all of the attendees of the awards ceremony.


About ACCESS Medical Development: ACCESS Medical Development is a nationally recognized medical real estate developer based in Raleigh, North Carolina, owned by Stephanie J. Wilson and William T. Smith. ACCESS has over 32 years of combined medical development experience. The company specializes in providing a full range of development and design/build services for medical practitioners and hospital executives.  ACCESS’ skilled and knowledgeable staff is experienced in all phases of development from front-end consultation and site selection through project completion and property management.  For more information please visit


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2304 Wesvill Ct. Suite 380
Raleigh, NC 27607


ACCESS Medical Development, 3230 Birnamwood, Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: 919.828.1515, Fax: 919.828.1518