News : 2009

Dr. Gary Kleiner, M.D., Ph.D., received the Batchelor Award from Dean Pascal J. Goldschmidt, M.D., at a Monday reception attended by UM President Donna E. Shalala and others.

UM Professor Wins Micah Batchelor Award

Gary I. Kleiner, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of clinical pediatrics and the director of the Jeffrey Model Center for Primary Immune Deficiencies, is the 2009 recipient of the prestigious Micah Batchelor Award for Excellence in Children’s Health Research. His winning research proposal is designed to make stem cell transplants an option for more children afflicted with hematologic disorders, primary immune deficiencies…

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Department of Pediatrics staff, from left, Geysell Guarin and Miriam Escobar, and faculty Connie Morrow, Ph.D., and Elana Mansoor, Psy.D., pictured with the 2009 Excellence Award for the department's Families First program.

Department of Pediatrics 'Families First' Program Wins Excellence Award

The ‘Families First Network,’ a Department of Pediatrics program that’s funded by The Children’s Trust and uses extensive community-based partnerships to serve families with young children, was awarded the 2009 Excellence Award for Early Childhood Programming “for providing exemplary culturally competent, interactive and strength-based curriculum and services to a broad and diverse population of children…

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