Dr. Shoo Lee named the 2016 recipient of the Douglas K. Richardson Award for Perinatal and Pediatric Healthcare Research

The Society for Pediatric Research (SPR) recently announced that Dr. Shoo Lee, Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health, is the 2016 recipient of the Douglas K. Richardson Award for Perinatal and Pediatric Healthcare Research.

The award honours the lifetime achievement of an investigator who has made a substantive contribution in an area encompassing 1) effective utilization of healthcare services, 2) identification of risk factors for adverse outcomes, 3) general epidemiologic health services studies or 4) patient oriented clinical studies that lead to improved healthcare delivery to the neonatal/pediatric populations.

Dr. Lee is being honoured for his work which focuses on improving quality of care, patient outcomes and health care services delivery.

The award will be presented on April 30th at the Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. Congratulations to Dr. Lee!

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