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.