[MMA News Now, May 1, 2014] MMA President Cindy Firkins Smith, M.D., received the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award from the Minnesota State University, Mankato Alumni Association on April 25.
Since 1961, the school has recognized more than 200 alumni with the award. Smith was among eight grads who were honored this year – four for achievement and four in recognition of humanitarian work, successful young alumni and service to Minnesota State Mankato.
| Cindy Firkins Smith, M.D.
The Alumni Association considers alums who have achieved high rank or honor in their professions, have widespread effect on their communities and are recognized for their achievements over the course of their careers.
Along with her duties as the MMA president, Smith is a dermatologist practicing at the Affiliated Community Medical Centers in Willmar. She also teaches dermatology part time as an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus.