(From the May 2015 Issue of MedStat)
Mary A. McIlroy, MD, ambulatory pediatrician at Nationwide Children’s and associate professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, was recently awarded the Linda C. Stone Award in Mentoring from the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS), a signature program of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, which recognizes medical students, residents and faculty who demonstrate exemplary attitudes and behaviors by modeling excellence, integrity, compassion, altruism, respect, empathy and service. Dr. McIlroy is also director of Pediatric Education, Research and Evaluation for the Department of Pediatrics and is director of the Med 3-4 Academic Program and chair of the Executive Curriculum Committee.
E. Steve Roach, MD, Chief of Neurology and Vice-Chair of Pediatrics at Nationwide Children's Hospital, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Hower Award by the Child Neurology Society (CNS). The award, given to one pediatric neurologist each year, honors an individual who is highly regarded as an outstanding teacher and scholar, and has given a high level of service to the Child Neurology Society. CNS is the preeminent professional association of pediatric neurologists in the United States, Canada and worldwide. CNS is devoted to fostering the discipline of pediatric neurology and promoting optimal care and welfare of children with neurological and neuro-developmental disorders.