Valparaiso, IN – Beth Wrobel, CEO of HealthLinc, has been recognized by the Asian American Medical Association with their Crystal Globe Award for her outstanding contributions to the community and beyond.
The annual award is given to an individual that is unwavering in their commitment and dedication to improving the quality of life for the people of Northwest Indiana and throughout the United States. Wrobel was given the award at the Asian American Medical Association’s 38th Annual Gala on Saturday, November 15, 2014. “It is an honor to be recognized by such a well-regarded association. I feel very blessed to receive an award for doing something that I simply feel very passionate about,” said Beth Wrobel, CEO of HealthLinc. Wrobel’s award was recognized by the United States House of Representatives and introduced by Congressman Pete Visclosky into the Congressional Record.
Beth Wrobel has been the chief executive officer of HealthLinc, Inc. since 2002 and has advanced the organization from a free medical clinic serving only adults to a Federally Qualified Health Center that provides medical services through all life cycles, from prenatal to seniors, in 6 locations across Northern Indiana. Wrobel has received numerous awards for her leadership and tireless commitment to championing many causes, including quality healthcare, throughout Northwest Indiana.
HealthLinc, Inc. (www.healthlincchc.org) is a not-for-profit Federally Qualified Health Center that provides primary medical, dental, and behavioral health services to people of all ages regardless of a patient’s ability to pay. HealthLinc clinics are located in Valparaiso, Valparaiso Porter-Starke Services, Michigan City, Knox, Mishawaka, and East Chicago, and accept Medicare, Medicaid, Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP), some commercial insurance plans, and uninsured patients on a sliding-fee scale based on their income.