LAURINBURG — Kathie Cox with the Scotland County Health Department was the recipient of the “Outstanding Health Educator Award.
The award is given in recognition of outstanding, career contributions and demonstrated commitment to the practice of health education in North Carolina.
The award was presented at the NC Society of Public Health Education annual conference in Hickory. Cox was nominated by the county health director and peers.
Cox has been a member of NC SOPHE since 2000 along with other professional associations, and serves on the NC SOPHE’s advocacy and planning committees. She has also earned and maintained a National Certification as a Health Education specialist since 1999. She is working to complete a National Certification as a Chronic Care Professional later this month.