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South Tampa Chamber Names Dr. Charles Lockwood 2022 Citizen of the Year

The South Tampa Chamber announced that Dr. Charles Lockwood has been named the 2022 Citizen of the Year. Dr. Lockwood is Senior Vice President for USF Health, Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine and Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Public Health at the University of South Florida.  He also serves as an Executive Vice President at Tampa General Hospital.

“Dr. Lockwood and his team have led the charge against COVID-19. Their efforts include developing testing supplies that are now being used around the world, creating programs aimed at treating vulnerable populations, and helping rapidly develop and roll out vaccines against the virus. Dr. Lockwood has also provided our businesses and local community with up-to-date information and answered any questions that we may have about the pandemic. Through his leadership, the Board wishes to express its sincere gratitude and appreciation to Dr. Lockwood and recognize him as the Chamber’s Citizen of the Year,” said Chair of the Board Chris Bentley.
Dr. Lockwood will receive the award and will be the keynote speaker at a luncheon planned by the Chamber on February 16 to take place at the Centre Club.
About the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce: Established in 1926, the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce is an association of more than 600 businesses, organizations and individuals working together to make the South Tampa community the best place to live, work, and play. Its active membership consists of local businesses, professionals, non-profits and government representatives who enjoy connecting to the community though advocacy, educational and leadership opportunities. The South Tampa Chamber is recognized as a Certified Plus Chamber by the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals and a Three-Star Chamber of Valor by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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