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Hypertension Champion Award presented to Dr. Jebaily

on Monday, 21 June 2021. Posted in News, Arts & Culture, Local News

Dr. Dan Lackland, left, presents the 2021 Hypertension Champion of the Year Award to Dr. Gerard Jebaily, program director of the McLeod Family Medicine Residency Program.

Dr. Gerard Jebaily, program director of the McLeod Family Medicine Residency Program, was awarded the 2021 Hypertension Champion of the Year Award. The award was presented by Dr. Dan Lackland with the Department of Neurology for the Medical University of South Carolina.

“Dr. Jebaily has been a major influence in getting patients’ blood pressures under control as well as working with the McLeod Family Medicine residents in education and keeping patients out of the emergency room,” said Lackland. “As a result of Dr. Jebaily’s work, strides have been made in the drop of stroke rates.

” Jebaily’s award was presented as part of the 2021 Chronic Disease Prevention Symposium. “

To make this a success it has been a partnership. We reach out into the community to provide education, work with our patients to get their blood pressure below 130 and take care of them before they need to go to the hospital,” said Jebaily in accepting the award. This award is a great honor. I accept this award on behalf of the McLeod Family Medicine Residency Program and McLeod Health.”

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