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AWARDS

Award Descriptions and Recipients


A wide variety of awards is given by the Section on Perinatal Pediatrics throughout the year.

APGAR | EDUCATION | LANDMARK | PIONEER | CONE-BUTTERFIELD | MERENSTEIN



Apgar Award

The Virginia Apgar Award is given annually by the Section on Perinatal Pediatrics of the American Academy of Pediatrics to an individual whose career has had a continuing influence on the well-being of newborn infants.

Violinmaker Carleen Hutchins' obituary reveals a Virginia Apgar escapade (see page 4) »

Awardees


2014: Jon Tyson, MD
2000: Robert Usher, MD
1999: Joan Hodgman, MD 1987: Mildred T. Stahlman, MD
1998: Kurt Benirschke, MD 1986: Graham C. Liggins, MD, ChB
2011: Dr. Alan Jobe, MD
1997: Maria Delivoria- Papadopoulos, MD 1985: L. Stanley James, MD
1996: Frederick C. Battaglia, MD 1984: Giacomo Meschia, MD
2009: Jack Sinclair, MD
1995: William Oh, MD 1983: Edward Hon, MD
1994: John Clements, MD 1982: Lula O. Lubchenco, MD
2007: M. Jeffrey Maisels, MD
1993: Jerold F. Lucey, MD 1981: Louis K. Diamond, MD
1992: L. Joseph Butterfield, MD 1980: Geoffrey S. Dawes, FRS, MD
2005: Stanley Graven, MD
1991: Mary Ellen Avery, MD 1979: William A. Silverman, MD
2004: Tetsuro Fujiwara, MD
1990: Petter J.E. Karlberg, MD 1978: Nicholas S. Assali, MD
2003: Eduardo Bancalari, MD 1989: William H. Tooley, MD 1977: Donald H. Barron, PhD
2002: Avroy Fanaroff, MD 1988: Murdina M. Desmond, MD 1976: Richard L. Day, MD
2001: Philip Sunshine, MD   1975: Clement A. Smith, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Virginia Apgar Award is made possible by a continuing grant from Abbott Nutrition.

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Neonatal Education Award


The Neonatal Education Award is given annually by the Section on Perinatal Pediatrics of the American Academy of Pediatrics to an individual for recognition of outstanding contributions in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine for health care students, professionals, or lay public.

Awardees


2008: Jeffrey Gould, MD,(Audio file) 2002: John C Sinclair, MD
2001: Ronald Bloom, MD
2013: Ann Stark, MD, FAAP 2007: Gerald Merenstein, MD
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2000:John Kattwinkle, MD
2012: Richard J. Martin, MD 2006: Richard A Polin, MD 1999: Avroy Fanaroff, MD
2011: John V. Hartline, MD 2005: Gilbert I Martin, MD 1998: Dharmapuri Vidyasagar, MD
2010: Georg Simbruner, MD 2004: David K Stevenson, MD, 1997:Jerrold F. Lucey, MD
2009: Ron Ariagno, MD 2003: Marilyn B Escobedo, MD 1996: William Keenan, MD

 

The Neonatal Education Award is supported by a grant from Mead Johnson Nutritionals.

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Landmark Award

The Landmark Award is given annually by the Section on Perinatal Pediatrics of the American Academy of Pediatrics to an individual for recognition of a landmark contribution in a specific area of neonatology.

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Awardees


2014: Betty Vohr, MD 2010: Dale Phelps, MD 2006: Michael A Heymann, MBB Ch
2013: Vinod Bhutani, MD 2009: Saroj Saigal, MD 2005: William JR Daily, MD, FAAP

2012: Antony McDonagh

2008: Maureen Hack, MB, ChB 2004: Nicholas M Nelson, MD
2011: Ola D Saugstad, MD, PhD, FRCPE 2007: LuAnn Papile, MD
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2003: George A Gregory, MD
    2002: Marshall H Klaus, MD
    2001: Audrey K Brown, MD


The Landmark Award is supported by a grant from Mead Johnson Nutritionals.

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MERENSTEIN AWARD

Awarded to the Fellow in Neonatal-Perinatal medicine who best emulates the qualities exemplified by Dr. Merenstein: An individual deeply respectful toward all patients, parents, colleagues, nurses, students and of the utmost integrity.

Awardees


2013: Linda J. VanMarter, MD    
2012: Barbara Schmidt, MD 2010: Michael Harrison, MD  
2011: Donna Ferriero, MD 2009: Evan Snyder, MD  

Pioneer Award

This recognition by the Section on Perinatal Pediatrics of the American Academy of Pediatrics is to honor "Pioneers" who through their life-long accomplishments, have championed the health and well-being of newborns and thereby contributed to newborn care worldwide.

Awardees


2013: Tore Laerdal, MSc    
2010: Forest Bird, M 2008: Osmund Reynolds, MD 2004: Marvin Cornblath, MD
2009: David Bartlett, MD 2006: Albert and Renate Huch, MD 2003: S. Gorham Babson, MD

 

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