2014 Recipient of Muriel Gilman Award

Photo 2014
Photography Compliments of Theresa F. Knox

2014 - Patricia H. Purcell, M.D.

Dr. Purcell is a highly respected pediatrician practicing in Wilmington for 36 years. As the first African American pediatrician in Delaware, now serving third generations of pediatric patients, she has dedicated her life to the well-being of Delaware’s children. With her practice located in the city of Wilmington, Dr. Purcell is committed to serving a varied clientele which includes low income families and at-risk children. From humble roots, she not only recognizes the needs of the population she serves, but has extended her reach into the community through her volunteer efforts. Throughout the years, she has volunteered her time and resources to help children and youth through organizations such as the Wilmington (DE) Chapter of the Links, Inc., the Wilmington (DE) Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., The Achievers, Inc. program, United Way, Delaware Guidance Services for Children and Youth, Delaware Adolescent Program, Inc. (DAPI), the YMCA, and the March of Dime Advisory Committee.

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