Dr. LeNoir also served as the Chair of the Underserved Committee of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Dr. LeNoir was named one of the best allergist in San Francisco Bay Area by San Francisco Magazine and Oakland Magazine for several consecutive years up to and including 2009. He has been selected by Black Enterprise on two occasions as one of the nation’s best physicians. In 2006 he was awarded the Community Physician of the Year Award by the Residents at the Oakland Children’s Hospital and Research Institute, the Community Service Award from the Ethnic Health Institute, the Lydia Smiley Award from the California School Nurses Association and named one of the 66 Best Practicing Physicians in the East Bay by Oakland, Magazine. In 2001, he was awarded the Public Service Award by Alameda County and was also honored for public service by the 100 Black Men. He is also a recipient of the Burbridge Award for Community Service from the University of Ca! lifornia at San Francisco. Dr. LeNoir served 10 years in the United States Military rising to the rank of LTC and receiving the Army Commendation Medal.
From 1981 to 1993, Dr. LeNoir served as the medical editor for KCBS radio, hosting a 2 hours weekly talk show. Since 1985, he has been the CEO of the Ethnic Health America Network that produces the Telly award winning Ethnic Health America Program, a 30-minute TV health magazine currently airing in 150 cities nationwide and over 1400 cities nationwide on MBC Network. Dr. LeNoir is the host and executive producer of the About Health Program, a one-hour talk show on Pacifica Radio, KPFA. His popular one minute feature AboutHealthTime currently airs several times per week on KBLX radio in San Francisco and several Clear Channel stations. He served as the executive producer along with Yolanda Fleming of the “Clinical Trials in the African American Community” won top honors from the Health Video awards and was a finalist in the Community Service Video category, International Health and Video Awards.
In 1997 Dr. LeNoir and VNR-1, launched a nationally syndicated TV news feature called the LeNoir Health Report. That program aired on FOX and ABC TV stations in St. Louis, Memphis, Savannah, Jackson Mississippi, Louisville, Montgomery and several other cities. He is currently working on the development of a Health 2.0 site.
In 1994 and 2001, Dr. LeNoir received the Ken Alvord Distinguished Community Service Award from the National Association of Physician Broadcasters. He was one of 50 physicians, nationwide, chosen to receive the Pfizer Positive Physician Award from the American Medical Association. Additionally, in 1988, he was named the Oakland Citizen of the Year by the Oakland Tribune and named one of America’s leading African American Physicians by Black Enterprise Magazine in the August 2001 and 2008 issues.
Dr. Lenoir has been an active member of the National Medical Association for over 30 years. He has served as a Speaker of the House of Delegates of the National Medical Association, Trustee for the National Medical Association (NMA) for 6 years and previously chaired the Pediatric, Community Medicine and Allergy Sections of that organization. In these capacities, he has received the De Haven Hixon Award from the NMA Section on Aerospace and Military Medicine, the Grace James Award from the Pediatric Section and the Floyd Malveaux Award from the Allergy and Asthma Section. In addition Dr. Lenoir served as a Region 6 Trustee, 6 years on the BOT, as President of the John Hale Medical Association in San Francisco and the Sinkler Miller Medical Association in Oakland. During the time he was president, both organizations were selected by the NMA as the Chapter of the Year. Dr. Lenoir has served as the principal investigator on the NMAs Clinical Trials Grant, Project Impact, The Im! munization Grant and presently its two current asthma grants. In August 2010 he received the meritorious service award from the National Medical Association.
Dr. Lenoir is married to Denise Washington LeNoir. She has a Masters in Nursing and is a family nurse practitioner. He has 4 daughters and 5 grandchildren. He is a lifetime member of the NAACP, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and holds memberships in Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity. His hobbies are photography and golf.