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2010 Vegas' Best People

Best Innovator: Dr. Florence Jameson

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Dr. Florence Jameson founded Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada, which opened a clinic Friday near the intersection of Tropicana Avenue and Pecos Road. The group, composed entirely of volunteers, hopes to open more clinics in the valley and Northern Nevada.
Photo: Justin M. Bowen

Jameson is helping dispel Vegas’ dismal health care reputation. He’s the founder of Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada, a cadre of about 400 doctors, nurses, pharmacists and others who have opened a free medical clinic for uninsured patients in Paradise Park. A second location is planned.

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