Caren Glotfelty and Dr. Elizabeth Miller Recognized as Pennsylvania’s 2022 Distinguished Daughters
Governor and First Lady Wolf recognized Pennsylvania's 2022 Distinguished Daughters on October 12. Among the 11 women recognized for their leadership, service, and extraordinary achievements were Caren Glotfelty and Dr. Elizabeth Miller, friends of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation.
Ms. Glotfelty has spent more than 50 years working to conserve, protect and improve the environment. She has served as the environmental program director for The Heinz Endowments, Maurice K. Goddard Chair in Environmental Resource Conservation at The Pennsylvania State University, and Deputy Secretary for Water Management in the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources under Governor Bob Casey. She recently retired as executive director of the Allegheny County Parks Foundation, a role in which she partnered with the Allegheny County government to maintain the county parks system as a world-class asset for southwestern Pennsylvania and has dedicated her environmental, governmental, and development expertise to ACPF's past, current, and future success.
Dr. Miller is Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, Public Health, and Clinical and Translational Science and holds the Edmund R. McCluskey Chair in Pediatric Medical Education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She is director of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine and medical director of Community and Population Health at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Dr. Miller is a long-time partner of JHF, collaborating on its adolescent behavioral health work and presenting as a guest speaker at JHF's Salk Health Activist Fellowship.
Since the first group was named in 1949, over 500 women have been recognized as Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania.