Sharon Denise Allison-Ottey, MD is an energetic and engaging speaker, author, health educator/physician and health strategist/consultant. Dr. Allison- Ottey serves as Executive Director of The COSHAR Foundation. The foundation is a nonprofit organization focused on impacting the health of the world, one community at a time. Under her leadership, the foundation has expanded its presence and impact with innovative programs that have touched millions of lives. Additionally, she serves as the Health Strategist for several national organizations and oversees programs, long and short term strategies ensuring effectiveness and achievement of goals. She is a consummate businesswoman and is the Founder and CEO of Carlden Media, Marketing and Publishing as well as Beautiful Woman Inside and Out, Inc. Dr. Allison-Ottey’s companies have a national scope that reaches millions with their products, services and events. Dr. Allison-Ottey is a media personality with a presence in television, radio and print and one of the nation’s most influential physicians and health advocates.
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Recognized at the ECU Alumni Awards Ceremony and Dinner were, left to right,
Honorary Alumni Award recipient Dr. Charles R. Coble;
Distinguished Service Award recipients Robert S. Rippy '75, '96,
Kay Haskell Chalk '76, and Sabrina Bengel;
and Outstanding Alumni Award recipients Robert Paul Benzon '71,
Robert George Rankin IV '70, and Dr. Sharon Allison-Ottey '95.
(Photo courtesy of Doug Smith)
Dr. Sharon Allison-Ottey
2012 Outstanding Alumni Awardee
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