Dr. Miles receives Health Hero Award from LCDHD

This past Friday a ceremony was held to honor Dr. Richard Miles, who was recently named the 2023 Dr. Hossein Fallahzadeh Public Health Hero Award winner.

The award, presented by Lake Cumberland District Health Department, is given each year to an individual who has demonstrated a dedication to improving the health of district residents.

WJRS NEWS talked with Dr. Miles following the special event Friday…

Miles opened his practice in Russell County over 40 years ago as a family physician. He is a longtime member of the local and district board of health. Dr. Miles is also the Chief Medical Officer for Russell County Hospital and Medical Director for Rural Health Clinic Family Practice Associates.