Outstanding Achievement in the Application of Epidemiologic Information to Child Health Advocacy Award
2012 AWARD RECIPIENT
Anisha I. Patel, MD, MPH, FAAP is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of San Francisco School of Medicine. She conducts childhood obesity-related research with a focus on developing school and child care based interventions and policies that encourage healthy beverage consumption.
Her research involving a survey of drinking water in California schools led to a state law requiring schools to provide drinking water in cafeterias.
ABOUT THE AWARD
The Council on Community Pediatrics
(COCP) and Section on Epidemiology co-sponsor the Outstanding Achievement in the Application
of Epidemiologic Information to Child Health Advocacy Award.
This award recognizes a pediatrician who has made outstanding
contributions toward advocating for children and child health
in the community through the effective use of epidemiologic
information for advocacy.
PREVIOUS AWARD RECIPIENTS
2011 Gary Smith, MD, DrPH
2010 Shannon Thyne, MD, FAAP
2009 Laurene Mascola, MD, FAAP
2008 Katherine Poehling, MD, MPH, FAAP
2007 Sean Palfrey, MD, FAAP
Flores, MD, FAAP
2005 Young J. Juhn, MD, MPH,
2004 Richard Lipman, MD, FAAP
2003 Myron J. Adams, Jr., FAAP
2002 Carmen De La Cruz Rocco, MD, FAAP
FOR MORE INFORMATION
For more information the Council on Community Pediatrics,
or the Epidemiology Award, e-mail COCP Staff or (800) 433-9016, ext 7085.