Nakiya Showell Recognized for Medical Excellence
Nakiya Showell, M.D., M.H.S., M.P.H., medical director of the Johns Hopkins Harriet Lane Clinic, has received two awards for her dedication to excellence in the medical field. Showell was named one of the National Minority Quality Forum’s 2022 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health. Each year, the organization, which is dedicated to ensuring high-risk communities receive optimal health care, selects 40 recipients from the medical community who are standout individuals in the medical field. Showell also recently received the Service to Humanity Award from Harrisburg Academy, where she completed high school. Harrisburg Academy recognized her with the alumni achievement award for her work as medical director of the Harriet Lane Clinic and for spearheading COVID-19 vaccination efforts in East Baltimore.