FALMOUTH – Dr. Stephanie Prior, a board-certified family practice physician, has been selected as the Barnstable District Medical Society’s 2020 Community Clinician of the Year, an award recognizing her professionalism and contributions as a physician.
The Barnstable District Medical Society encompasses Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.
Prior has many years’ experience caring for her patients both in the community health center setting, as well as her previous work in private practice in Bourne. She was also a long-time physician volunteer at Community Health Center of Cape Cod before joining their team as primary care provider in their Falmouth office. Prior to beginning her medical career on Cape Cod, she worked for 13 years at Greater Lawrence Family Health Center in Lawrence and helped start the family practice
A graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, she completed her residency and clinical training at the Pawtucket Memorial Hospital/Brown University in Pawtucket, R.I.
Prior is affiliated with Falmouth and Cape Cod Hospitals.
She volunteered as part of a team from Heart to Heart International, an organization that strives to strengthen communities by improving healthcare access, providing humanitarian development and administering crisis relief efforts worldwide using volunteers and partners. Prior was a volunteer in Haiti in 2016 and Puerto Rico in 2017 after the devastation of hurricanes Matthew and Maria.
Prior also volunteers as a Big Sister mentor in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cape Cod program and
participated with Cape Cares in Honduras.