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Scripps Employee Receives 10News Leadership Award

Volunteer's work on both sides of border highlighted

Eric Occhipinti, patient services specialist at Scripps Health, recieving the 10News Leadership Award.

Volunteer's work on both sides of border highlighted

Eric Occhipinti, patient services specialist at Scripps Health, recently received the 10News Leadership Award for October and was featured in a news segment highlighting his volunteer work.


He was surprised with the award announcement and presentation during a staff meeting at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.


Occhipinti was recognized for leading projects to provide healthy foods for mothers and children on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. He organizes a 5K run/walk to raise funds for his volunteer work. The leadership award is sponsored by LEAD San Diego.


Watch the 10News segment: Eric Occhipinti, 10News Leadership Award recipient.

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