The Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP), representing more than 2,900 members in the state of Ohio, is proud announce two Nationwide Children’s Hospital physicians received prestigious pediatric awards during the Ohio AAP’s annual awards ceremony on Friday, September 23, 2016.
Jonathan Price, MD, FAAP received the William H. Cotton Pediatrician Advocate Award. This award honors a pediatrician who is a strong advocate in furthering the mission of the Chapter by working toward improving the health and safety of Ohio’s children and adolescents.
Dr. Price works in emergency medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus. Dr. Price is co-chair of the Ohio AAP’s Pediatric Care Council, which brings together pediatricians and the medical directors of the health plans to work collaborate in finding ways to promote children’s health in Ohio.
Jamie Macklin, MD, FAAP received the Leonard P. Rome Award, which honors Chapter members whose leadership furthers the mission of the Ohio AAP through a specific program or project.
Dr. Macklin is the Principal Investigator for the Ohio AAP EASE Project, and currently serves as the interim chief of Adult Hospital Medicine/Hospital Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She is the lead author of “The EASE Quality Improvement Project: Improving Safe Sleep Practices in Ohio Children’s Hospitals” published in Pediatrics in September 2016.
The Ohio AAP and our members thank Drs. Price and Macklin for their hard work in advocacy and improving the health and welfare of Ohio’s children.
Contact: Melanie J. Farkas
Director of Communications and Immunization Programs
Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
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