School of Medicine center wins national award

Dr. Adele K. EvansThe Northwest Area Health Education Center at Wake Forest School of Medicine has been named the recipient of a 2012 Center of Excellence Award in the continuing education category by the National AHEC Organization. The local AHEC was recognized for implementing a multifaceted program to educate health care workers who treat children in emergency settings about the use of endotracheal tubes. The program was developed by Dr. Adele K. Evans, a pediatric otolaryngologist at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.