President’s Award for Community Service
Mary Helen Adams is a physiotherapist in orthopedic surgery at University Hospital and has worked at LHSC for more than 20 years.
A dedicated volunteer with The Arthritis Society, Mary Helen has held a variety of volunteer roles including Chair of the local chapter. Through her work as a team captain and community co-chair for their door-to-door campaign, and committee member and co-chair of the Jewels and Jeans Gala, Mary Helen has been integral in raising over $250,000 to support programs, education and research for rheumatoid arthritis.
Always quick to deflect credit to others, Mary Helen is described as an unsung hero who, in her own quiet way, makes a real difference in our community.