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Gulshan Harjee is AARP Purpose Prize Fellow

June 2023
Gulshan Harjee is AARP Purpose Prize Fellow Dr. Gulshan Harjee has been named an AARP Purpose Prize Fellow. The AARP Purpose Prize fellowship recognizes the work of individuals who are using their life experiences to build a better future for us all. Cofounder and CMO at Clarkston Community Health Center, she was presented with Emory University Alumni Association’s Impact Award as well as the Nathaniel Mosby Humanitarian Award by DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond in 2022. In 2021, Harjee received the Yellow Rose Nikki T. Randall Servant Leader Award, which is given to women who are changing their communities. She was nominated by the Honorable Elena Parent of District 43 for cofounding Clarkston Community Health Center, a volunteer-operated free clinic that currently serves 5500 patients through eight academic collaborations. Harjee has also been named, for the second time, as one of Atlanta’s 500 most powerful leaders by Atlanta magazine. She has been included among L’Oréal Paris Women of Worth National Honorees and President George Bush’s Points of Light Honorees.
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