DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (January 12, 2021) – Halifax Health is proud to announce Michelle Carter as the 2021 Chair of the Halifax Health Foundation Board of Directors.
The Foundation was founded in 1988 with the sole purpose of developing philanthropic support, a high level of understanding, community involvement, charitable contributions, and other benefits to Halifax Medical Center. Since its inception, the foundation has donated over 15 million dollars to assist and support Halifax Health in its present and future ability to acquire and maintain modern, efficient facilities, state-of-the-art equipment, and technologies. The Foundation also provides funding for up-to-date education and training in the latest protocols and procedures for Halifax Health staff to enhance our community’s general health and wellness.
Ms. Carter graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bethune-Cookman University, a Master’s of Science in Administration and Supervision from Nova University. In addition, she received an honorary Doctorate of Business Administration from Bethune-Cookman University. Ms. Carter served as a teacher in the Volusia County School system for 21 years, where she received the Ida S. Baker Outstanding Minority Educator Award. She has been extremely active in our community and for her work in 2019, received the Daytona Regional Chamber’s top award, the “Glenn Ritchey Leadership Award.”
Michelle is the Executive Director of the Vince Carter Embassy of Hope Foundation, which provides food to needy families, financial support to over a dozen organizations, and scholarships to deserving students.
Whether it’s helping with the Foundation’s annual Bahama Casual event or organizing the Embassy of Hope’s annual gala, she is “all in” for her community. Michelle leads by example and has never forgotten where she came from, and looks forward to continuing to make a difference.
To learn more about the Halifax Health- Foundation, visit halifaxhealth.org/foundation or call 386.425.4111.
Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, freestanding emergency department, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.