Yesterday evening our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Ribbing, received the Rural Physician Lifetime Award! The award, given through the Illinois Rural Health Association, is designed as a “Lifetime Achievement Award” for physicians that have dedicated their entire career to rural practice, surpassing the call of duty to better the lives of residents throughout their communities. Dr. Ribbing has practiced rural health care for over 30 years, 23 as our Chief Medical Officer.
Throughout his time with Rural Health, Inc., Dr. Ribbing has spear headed organization-wide responses to various issues such as Hepatitis C, the opioid crisis, as well as the COVID-19 pandemic, ultimately improving the quality of life for countless individuals. Our organization is indebted to Dr. Ribbing’s years of service and dedication. Rural Health, Inc. is honored to have him lead our extraordinary team of medical professionals and is overjoyed knowing the attention and respect he has given to patients throughout the years has made its way back to him.
Check out the news story from KFVS12: https://www.kfvs12.com/2022/09/14/local-doctor-wins-award/