Two Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine professors were named health care heroes by Crain’s Cleveland Business.

Elaine Borawski, director of the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods and the Angela Bowen Williamson Professor in Community Nutrition, was lauded as a health care advocate hero. Borawski studies how the community in which someone lives affects that person’s health. Through the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods, Borawski brings together individuals and organizations to identify ways to change behavior and improve health.

George E. Kikano, vice dean for community health, director of the Weatherhead Institute for Family Medicine and Community Health, and the Dorothy Jones Weatherhead Professor and Chair of Family Medicine and Community Health, was named a physician hero. He has served patients for more than two decades while championing research and programs that create ways to provide better patient care at less expense and has worked to attract more students to the family medicine profession.

Read more about their awards at Crain’s Cleveland Business.