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The American Pediatric Society (APS) and the Society for Pediatric Research (SPR) are pleased to announce Kurt H. Albertine, PhD, as the recipient of the 2023 Mary Ellen Avery Neonatal Research Award. This award honors a pediatric investigator who has made important contributions to neonatal health through basic or translational research.

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The American Pediatric Society (APS) is pleased to announce Chris Feudtner, MD, as the recipient of the 2023 Norman J. Siegel Outstanding Science Award for his considerable contributions to pediatric science. The award will be presented to Dr. Feudtner during the APS Presidential Plenary at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2023 Meeting.

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The American Pediatric Society (APS) is pleased to announce Yvonne (Bonnie) Maldonado, MD, as the 2023 APS John Howland Award recipient, the highest honor bestowed by the APS. The prestigious award signifies the society’s recognition of Dr. Maldonado for her significant contributions to advancing child health and the profession of pediatrics. The award will be presented to Dr. Maldonado during the APS Presidential Plenary at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2023 Meeting in Washington, DC, April 27 – May 1, 2023.

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The American Pediatric Society (APS) is pleased to announce 95 new members. Founded in 1888, the APS is the first and most prestigious academic pediatric organization in North America. New members will be recognized during the APS Presidential Plenary at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2023 Meeting, April 27 – May 1, 2023, in Washington, DC.

APS members are recognized child health leaders of extraordinary achievement who work together to shape the future of academic pediatrics. New members are nominated by current members through a process that recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves as child health leaders, teachers, scholars, policymakers and/or clinicians.

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The American Pediatric Society (APS) is pleased to announce Nadine Burke Harris, MD as the recipient of the 2023 David G. Nichols Health Equity Award. This award recognizes Dr. Burke Harris’ outstanding contributions to advancing child and adolescent health, well-being, and equity and the far-reaching impact of her work. The award will be presented to Dr. Burke Harris during the APS Presidential Plenary at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2023 Meeting in Washington, DC, April 27 – May 1, 2023.

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Fernando Mendoza, MD, MPH
Stanford University

Pediatrician Dr. Fernando Mendoza, MD, MPH, is named the 2022 recipient of the Joseph W. St. Geme, Jr. Leadership Award by the Federation of Pediatric Organizations (FOPO). Dr. Mendoza is an inspirational leader, tireless advocate for our most underserved pediatric populations, and pioneering researcher focused on immigrant health and policy. His greatest legacy may be his impact on diversity in medical education, with special attention on the pipeline for underrepresented minorities.

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