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Medelita Women’s Lab Coat Goes to White House


AMWA members receive 15% discount on all scrubs, medical clogs and lab coats, including the style worn by its president Dr. Eliza Chin to a meeting with First Lady Michelle Obama

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., August 2010 -- Medelita®, maker of breakthrough performance men’s and women’s lab coats, provided Eliza Chin, president of the American Medical Women’s Association, the lab coat she wore to a White House meeting with First Lady Michelle Obama. Dr. Chin went to the Capital to attend the launch of Obama’s initiative to eradicate childhood obesity. An M.D., Chin wore the Callia lab coat when she met with the first lady.

“We’re extremely proud that Dr. Chin wore our lab coat to D.C. for this important occasion,” said Lara Manchik, PA-C and founder of Medelita. “As a medical leader shaping the nation’s healthcare agenda, Dr. Chin counts on her Medelita lab coat to help her look polished and poised during public appearances and at her practice.”

As an organization, AMWA is in a prime position to affect change in the lives of patients. An advocate of women’s health, AMWA realizes that women play a key role in influencing behaviors that affect the overall health of their families, especially, their children. Throughout the year, AMWA leaders have discussed and collaborated on strategies to help ensure the success of Obama’s campaign to eradicate childhood obesity within a generation.
An organization intrinsically tied to the medical profession, Medelita supports the AMWA and its vision and voice in the medical community. Medelita recognizes the important role AMWA plays in promoting advocacy, advancing women’s health, and expanding female physician leadership by donating 10 percent of member purchases back to the AMWA and its worthy charitable organizations.
AMWA members receive a discount of 15% with the use of a member code at checkout. The code must be typed in the coupon field at checkout in order to receive this special discount. For more information about Medelita lab coats and scrubs, AMWA members may refer to the member page on the Medelita website at

About Medelita
Medelita has one purpose: to reinvent the way women and men of all healthcare professions present themselves at work by offering the highest quality, best fitting, and most comfortable medical apparel available, including women’s lab coats, men’s lab coats, embroidered lab coats and medical scrubs. Medelita caters to medical professionals who want their uniforms to embody the poise and confidence already displayed from within. For more information, visit our websites at or, or call 877.987.7979.

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