Botsford News Release
Farmington Hills, Mich. (June 16, 2009)---Edward N. Hodges, III, J.D., Chairman Emeritus of Botsford Hospital’s Board of Directors, will receive the Thomas V. Angott Award during the convocation ceremony at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) on June 26. The award, established in 2006 by the Michigan Osteopathic Medicine Advisory Board is awarded to a non-physician layperson who has attained exemplary achievement.
Hodges joined the Botsford Hospital Board of Directors in 1974 and served as Chairman from 1983 to 2006. He has received many awards including the Walter F. Patenge Medal of Public Service from MSUCOM, the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Governance Award, the MHA Special Recognition Award, the June S. Zimmerman Service Award from the Greater Detroit Area Health Council and Trustee of the Year Award from the American Osteopathic Healthcare Association.
Hodges, a graduate of Wayne State University’s Law School, worked for Michigan Bell Telephone Co. for 20 years before his retirement in 1983. He also served in the U.S. Navy SeaBees during World War II and is a former visiting lecturer at the University of Michigan and Michigan State University.
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