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2023 Honorees

Cephas Bard, MD Awards

Nelly Mac, MD, Retired Physician of the Year
As an award-winning anesthesiologist serving this community since 1984, Dr. Mac broke the glass ceiling by becoming the first female Chief of Staff at Community Memorial Hospital. She has provided exceptional, compassionate care to countless patients for decades, and she is beloved by family, friends, and colleagues alike.
Lamar Bushnell, MD
Lamar Bushnell, MD, Physician of the Year
Since starting his practice 28 years ago, Dr. Bushnell has been a leading cardiothoracic surgeon and valued member of the Community Memorial Healthcare medical leadership team. He is a long-time supporter of the Foundation, and he works to ensure that strong, community-based healthcare is available for generations to come.
Lamar Bushnell, MD
Ralph, Jim, and Myron Harrison, Community Leaders of the Year
The Harrison brothers are long-time philanthropists in Ventura County, who helped make the dream of the new Community Memorial Hospital a reality. They are celebrating 91 years in business as EJ Harrison & Sons, and their customers are the reason they give back to the community.
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