Two Nationwide Childrens Hospital Physicians Receive Prestigious Statewide Pediatrics Awards

September 26, 2016

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
(614) 846-6258
mfarkas@ohioaap.org

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2017-18 list of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of nearly 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.