Colorectal Surgeon Nelson Mozia Receives Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Career Award

Colorectal Surgeon Nelson Mozia Receives Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Career Award
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of AmericaColorectal surgeon Dr. Nelson Mozia was recently awarded the 2014 John S. Sable Lifetime Achievement Award, given by the Rocky Mountain chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America. The surgeon, who chose his career after experiencing firsthand his mother's struggle against colon cancer, received the second edition of the award. Born in Nigeria, Mozia's career began at the Cleveland Clinic, where he completed his residency and then became chief resident in general surgery and a special fellow in colon and rectal surgery, after his graduation from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University in 1975. The surgeon retired this year, after more than 30 years living in Colorado, where he conducted his own practice at Northwest Surgical Associates in Wheat Ridge. The award was presented to Mozia by his own daughter, Lennee, who described him as an "extraordinarily deserving man. He's a gifted surgeon with a good heart, and an amazing husband, father and doctor," according to Joanne Davidson, from the Denver Post. During the event, the foundation also paid a tribute to Holly Brown Bowen, from Sa
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