The New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders (NJCTS) is pleased to announce that NJCTS Executive Director Faith W. Rice was one of seven professionals honored by MDAdvantage on May 7 for her work in establishing the nation’s first Center of Excellence for Tourette Syndrome in 2004 to provide services for families, outreach to the education and medical communities and support for collaborative research into better treatments and a cure for Tourette.
As part of the event, Ms. Rice was presented with a New Jersey State Joint Legislative Resolution signed by Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-3) and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-32), along with letters of congratulations from Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ8) and Senator Robert Menendez (D).
Ms. Rice was lauded when the 75th Edward J. Ill Excellence in Medicine Awards honored physicians and health-care leaders at a 250-person black-tie event on May 7, 2014. These coveted awards are among the highest honors given in New Jersey’s medical community.