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Joseph Searles Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Feb 11, 2022

Trillium Health is thrilled to share that Joseph Searles, Jr., Vice President & Chief Community Engagement Officer, has won a Lifetime Achievement award as part of the Rochester Business Journal’s 2022 Health Care Heroes awards. Joseph was selected for his dedication to promoting health equity among many vulnerable populations, including communities of color and low-income families.

Joseph has lead or influenced diversity, equity and inclusion strategies for top local companies and mission-based organizations across the state. He also has been an advocate and a champion for health equity by engaging in efforts that address the social determinants of health, such as employment, education, housing, health care, and nutrition.

“I am passionate about our community and helping others. It is just who I am. I have had the privilege and history of working for mission-based organizations that have been congruent with my personal values and beliefs in empowering others and their helping them be successful. Improving health outcomes and achieving health equity has been a consistent focus of my professional and volunteer work. At Trillium Health, health equity is in our mission and is at the core of all that we what we do. I look forward to continuing this work for many years to come!” -Joseph Searles

About Trillium Health

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