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Monroe Clinic pediatric nurse Plenge honored
Monroe Clinic pediatric nurse Lori Plenge, left, receives Wisconsin's 2017 CDC Childhood Immunization Champion award from Southern Wisconsin Immunization Consortium coordinator Ann Lewandowski. (Photo supplied)
MONROE - Monroe Clinic announced that Lori Plenge, pediatric LPN, has been named Wisconsin's 2017 CDC Childhood Immunization Champion. The award from the CDC and CDC Foundation honors individuals who have made significant contributions in improving public health through their work in childhood immunizations. Early in her 32 years as a pediatric LPN, Plenge witnessed unnecessary suffering as the result of missed vaccinations, according to a news release.