Healthcare Champion of the Year ~ 2012  
The Honorable Mark Ridley-Thomas
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

The Hon. Mark Ridley-Thomas is recognized for his incomparable leadership in developing comprehensive public policy and innovative partnerships to provide Los Angeles’ most underserved communities with unfettered access to quality healthcare in new, state-of-the-art healthcare facilities.  Supervisor Ridley-Thomas has fortified the County’s healthcare infrastructure by charging forward with the design and construction of premier healthcare facilities in the second supervisorial district, including the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Public Health, Martin Luther King, Jr. Medical Center Campus Projects, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Surgery/Emergency Replacement Project, and the Hubert Humphrey Urgent Care Expansion Project.   His contributions will benefit the residents of the County of Los Angeles for generations to come.