MSM’s Montgomery Rice Honored by March of Dimes with Lifetime Achievement Award


The March of Dimes recognized Morehouse School of Medicine President and Dean Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D. on Thursday, October 11. She received their Lifetime Achievement Award for her continued work in women’s health and her dedication to the March of Dimes. In September, MSM teamed up with MOD to present the 23rd Annual HeLa Symposium focusing on maternal mortality.

The award was presented at MOD’s inaugural Atlanta’s Women of Distinction Breakfast at the Atlanta History Center. The awards honored women from metro Atlanta for their dedication and leadership in community service in various categories. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms served as the Keynote Speaker.


VMR and Stacey StewartDr. Valerie Montgomery Rice with March of Dimes President Stacey Stewart