Children's pediatrician Celeste Wilson, MD,
received the New Investigator/Educator award at the 2006 national meeting of the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse. The award recognizes new researchers and educators in the field of substance abuse.
On October 9, the national Institute of Medicine (IOM) announced the
election of 65 new members, among them two Children's physicians: worldwide expert on iron deficiency and iron overload disorders Nancy Andrews, MD, PhD, in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, and Gary Fleisher, MD, pediatrician-in-chief, chair of the Department
of Medicine and former chief of Emergency Medicine.
T. Berry Brazelton, MD, founder of the Brazelton Touchpoints Center at Children's Hospital Boston, has recently garnered several awards, including the Great Friends to Kids Award from the Association of Children's Museums; the 2006 Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine; the 2006 Marjorie Karmel Award from Lamaze International; and the 2006 Arnold Lucius Gesell Prize.