Educator Monica Johnson, M.H.A., C.P.X.P., has been named the 2020 recipient of MD Anderson’s Julie and Ben Rogers Award for Excellence in Education. The annual award, which includes a $15,000 prize, recognizes employees who consistently demonstrate excellence in their work and dedication to the institution’s mission to end cancer. Areas of focus rotate annually among patient care, research, education, prevention and administration.
Regina Rogers, a Life Member of the MD Anderson Cancer Center Board of Visitors, established the award in 1987 in honor of her parents, Julie and Ben Rogers, whose relationship with MD Anderson dates to 1960. Ben Rogers was a member of the Board of Visitors until his death in 1994.