Dr. Lisa Daniel-Olimene ’89 received this year’s Young Alumni Award as she returned to Morgan Park Academy to address the Class of 2021 and their families, friends, and teachers at the annual Senior Breakfast on June 4, 2021.

Dr. Daniel-Olimene is a physician in a group practice at Chicago Family Health Center, a federally qualified health center serving the underprivileged in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood. She has been a provider for the Pullman community for 15 years. For two years prior to that, she served in Northwest Indiana.

Daniel-Olimene earned a B.S. in biology and a B.A. in political science at Stanford University before obtaining her medical degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She completed her residency at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has membership in the American Medical Association. She also has received the Merck Pharmaceuticals Vaccination Award.

Daniel-Olimene has served on Morgan Park Academy’s Board of Trustees for the past eight years. She and her husband, Michael, have three daughters attending the Academy.

Morgan Park Academy’s Young Alumni Award recognizes alumni who have achieved great success and offer inspiration as models for leadership and service to others. Previous recipients are Gregory Coleman ’91 and Omar Raddawi ’03.

For more information about the award, please contact alumni@morganparkacademy.org.


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