Dr. Annie Egan – July WWH
(Pictured Above: Dr. Annie Egan)
Annie Egan was raised in Connecticut, Hong Kong, and Jacksonville. Following graduation from the Groton School, she was awarded a Morehead Scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she graduated in 1987 with Honors and Highest Distinction and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She went on to graduate, with honors and awards, from Yale University’s School of Medicine in 1992. Her award winning research at Yale addressed the issue of how to define brain death in light of technological advancements and ethical considerations.
Annie married George Egan a week before she graduated from medical school and moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she completed an internship and residency in Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Annie worked as a Pediatrician at Allegheny Pediatrics and served as an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics for the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She served on the boards of several non-profit organizations including Family Resources, a child abuse treatment and prevention agency and Good Grief, a bereavement support center. Annie received a Special Recognition Award for her contributions in child abuse prevention.
Currently, she practices pediatrics with the Carithers Group, a large private practice in Jacksonville. She is a member of the faculties of Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Shands Hospital. She was appointed by the Mayor to serve on the Jacksonville Children’s Commission. She also has served on the boards of the Jacksonville-based Brewer Learning Center, PACE Center for Girls, and Jacksonville Community Council, Inc.
Annie is the wife of George Egan, CEO of the Reinhold Corporation, and the mother of twin boys, aged 21 and twin girls, aged 18. She is a member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church where she teaches Sunday School.
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