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Section Awards

The Section sponsors the C. Anderson Aldrich Award, and the Dale Richmond/Justin Coleman Award, which are presented at the National Conference and Exhibition (NCE). These awards recognize pediatricians and non-pediatricians for their respective contributions to the field of developmental and behavioral pediatrics. These deserving recipients received their awards on Saturday, October 25, 2013 at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, FL.

2013 Recipients

C. Anderson Aldrich Award – 2013 Award Recipient
Ruth E K Stein, MD, FAAP
Dr. Stein is professor of pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Children's Hospital at Montefiore. She is a past president of the Academic Pediatric Association (APA) and a recipient of the APA Research Award and the Douglas Richardson Award from the Society for Pediatric Research. She has worked as a clinician, researcher and advocate, primarily in the areas of children with chronic conditions and child mental health, health services research, and child health measurement. Dr. Stein has published extensively and served on many advisory groups, including the former AAP Center for Child Health Research Executive Committee.

Dale Richmond/Justin Coleman Award - 2013 Award Recipient
Carolyn Webster-Stratton, MSN, MPH, PhD
Dr. Webster-Stratton is a clinical psychologist, pediatric nurse practitioner, and professor emeritus at the University of Washington. Over the past 30 years she has developed the Incredible Years Parent, Teacher and Child Training Series and conducted multiple randomized control trials evaluating their effectiveness. This series is designed to prevent and treat conduct problems, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and to promote social and emotional competence in high risk children (birth-10 years). She trains professionals in more than 20 countries to deliver these programs. The evidence-based programs are used in Head Start, elementary schools, pediatrician offices, and mental health agencies.

Previous Award Recipients

C. Anderson Aldrich Award recipients (1965-2012) PDF
Dale Richmond/Justin Coleman Award recipients (1973-2012) PDF

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