Chapter Awards

Child Advocate Awards

Recognizes persons, who in the course of more than a year, have significantly contributed to the advancement of child health and welfare in the Commonwealth. 2008 Delegate Phillip A. Hamilton 2007 Ralph S. Northam, MD 2007 Senator John S. Edwards 2007 Patrick W. Finnerty 2006 Senator Janet D. Howell 2005 Pat T Dewey, M. Ed. 2004 Thomas J. Sullivan, MD 2003 Governor Mark R. Warner 2002 Linda A. Nablo 2000 Senator William T. Bolling 1999 John Kattwinkel, MD 1998 Senator Stanley C. Walker 1997 Senator R. Edward Houck 1997 Delegate Clifton A. Woodrum 1995 Barbara Rawn 1994 Delegate David G. Brickley 1993 Senator Joseph V. Gartlan, Jr. 1992 Deborah D. Oswalt 1991 Martha Norris Gilbert 1989 Senator Thomas J. Michie 1988 Robert M. Blizzard, M.D. 1987 Senator Robert C. Scott 1983 Senator Frederick T. Gray 1982 Robert E. Shepherd, Jr.

President’s Awards Recipients

Bestowed by the Chapter President to a member for his/her dedicated service to the children of Virginia, the profession of Pediatrics and to the Chapter. 2008 Robert B. Kugel, MD 2008 Joseph H. Laver, MD 2008 Jeffrey S. Hanzel, MD 2004 Margaret N. Jeffries-Honeycutt, MD 2002 Colleen A. Kraft, MD 2001 Margaret A. Dolan, MD

AAP Outstanding Chapter Award

Virginia Chapter won in 2005 and in 1989

Child Advocate Awards

Recognizes persons, who in the course of more than a year, have significantly contributed to the advancement of child health and welfare in the Commonwealth. 2008 Delegate Phillip A. Hamilton 2007 Ralph S. Northam, MD 2007 Senator John S. Edwards 2007 Patrick W. Finnerty 2006 Senator Janet D. Howell 2005 Pat T Dewey, M. Ed. 2004 Thomas J. Sullivan, MD 2003 Governor Mark R. Warner 2002 Linda A. Nablo 2000 Senator William T. Bolling 1999 John Kattwinkel, MD 1998 Senator Stanley C. Walker 1997 Senator R. Edward Houck 1997 Delegate Clifton A. Woodrum 1995 Barbara Rawn 1994 Delegate David G. Brickley 1993 Senator Joseph V. Gartlan, Jr. 1992 Deborah D. Oswalt 1991 Martha Norris Gilbert 1989 Senator Thomas J. Michie 1988 Robert M. Blizzard, M.D. 1987 Senator Robert C. Scott 1983 Senator Frederick T. Gray 1982 Robert E. Shepherd, Jr.

President’s Awards Recipients

Bestowed by the Chapter President to a member for his/her dedicated service to the children of Virginia, the profession of Pediatrics and to the Chapter. 2008 Robert B. Kugel, MD 2008 Joseph H. Laver, MD 2008 Jeffrey S. Hanzel, MD 2004 Margaret N. Jeffries-Honeycutt, MD 2002 Colleen A. Kraft, MD 2001 Margaret A. Dolan, MD

AAP Special Achievement Awards 2009

Sam Bartle, MD, Special Achievement Award for his effective leadership in creating and carrying out the chapter’s legislative agenda. Maggie Jeffries-Honeycutt, MD, Special Achievement Award for her dedicated service to the Chapter on the Reimbursement Committee, the Pediatric Council, and the Immunization Committee. Colleen Kraft, MD, Special Achievement Award in recognition of her tireless efforts on behalf of Virginia’s children and pediatricians. Diane Pappas, MD, Special Achievement Award for leading the chapter’s Pediatric General Assembly Day.

2008 Special Achievement Award

Margaret Dolan, MD, Special Achievement Award for her service to the children of Virginia and for her work in Emergency Services for Children William Moskowitz, MD, Special Achievement Award for his service to the children of Virginia and for his Advocacy and contribution to Chapter financial infrastructure Barbara Kahler, MD, Special Achievement Award for her service to the children of Virginia and for her promotion of Pediatric Research in Offices and membership in VA-AAP Leslie Ellwood, MD,Special Achievement Award for his service to the children of Virginia and for representing the Chapter on State and Local Committees Ted Abernathy, MD, Special Achievement Award for his service to the children of Virginia and for his leadership work with Pediatric Councils. Diane Pappas, MD, JD, Special Achievement Award, for her service to the children of Virginia through her leadership in promoting Medical-Legal Partnerships and Resident Advocacy Robin Foster, MD, Special Achievement Award for her service to the children of Virginia and for her Legislative Advocacy on behalf of Child Abuse victims Theresa Guins, MD, Special Achievement Award for her service to the children of Virginia and for her leadership in Emergency Medical Services for Children.

2006 Special Achievement Award

David Ascher, MD, Special Achievement Award for developing and promoting medical student and resident education and advocating with Medicaid on quality and access issues. Frank Gearing, MD, Special Achievement Award for his tireless advocacy efforts related to pediatricians’ payment. Robert Gunther, MD, Special Achievement Award for his tireless advocacy efforts for child safety and school health issues. Colleen Kraft, MD, Special Achievement Award for her tireless advocacy efforts with Medicaid for increased payment. Diane Pappas, MD, Special Achievement Award for establishing the Medical Legal Partnerships for Children, a program that connects legal services to underserved children.

AAP Outstanding Chapter Award

Virginia Chapter won in 2005 and in 1989.

2005 Virginia Chapter – Outstanding Chapter Award

Sam Bartle, MD, Special Achievement Award for his work in developing the chapter’s Public Awareness Campaign, which was a focused effort to make the public aware that Virginia’s low reimbursement for Medicaid was directly impacting care of the children covered by the program. Colleen Kraft, MD, Special Achievement Award for her ongoing work for children with special needs projects and serving as Medical Director of Medical Home Plus. Carolyn Moneymaker, MD, Special Achievement Award for her work as a consultant to the Virginia Department of Health in developing an Immunization Registry. William Rees, MD, Special Achievement Award for working to develop a collaborative relationship with The Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Society of Great Washington, for developing a practice management training program for UVA pediatric residents, and for working with the Management Review of Pediatric Education Foundation of Virginia. Delosa Young, MD, Special Achievement Award for his work with the Management Review of Pediatric Education Foundation of Virginia.

2004 Virginia Chapter – Award of Chapter Excellence

William H. Cook, MD, Special Achievement Award for being a strong advocate for children on Medicaid, as well as the pediatricians who open their office practices to Medicaid children. He has been the lead pediatrician in discussions with the Medicaid Program Managers to improve physician reimbursement. Margaret N Jeffries, MD, Special Achievement Award for her role in developing a Reimbursement Committee for the Virginia Chapter, and improving reimbursement for pediatricians providing care to Medicaid children. Hal B. Jenson, MD, Special Achievement Award for collaborating with the Virginia Chapter in 2003 to establish a combined Continuing Medical Education and Chapter Open Forum program, which has become a model for the chapter’s current collaborative relationship with all three academic programs in Virginia.

2003 Virginia Chapter – Award of Chapter Excellence

Virginia Chapter – Special Achievement Award, for development and coordination of the 2002 Building Partnerships: Caring for Children with Special Health Needs conference. William Cook, MD, Special Achievement Award for his leadership and outstanding service to the chapter. Leslie Ellwood, MD, Special Achievement Award for his work with the Prevent Blindness Virginia coalition to provide training courses in screening methods for pediatric offices. Robin Foster, MD, Special Achievement Award for her leadership role on the Legislative Affairs Committee in establishing an effective grassroots effort for legislative activities. Patricia Reams, MD, Special Achievement Award for overhauling the chapter business structure, resulting in a more effective and productive chapter.

2000 Special Achievement Award

Peter Hancock, MD, Special Achievement Award for his work on Child Health Month, which collaborated with the state health department to make use of the new media to reach over 1 million people with the Academy’s message.

Virginia Pediatricians Serving as Officers in the AAP Edwin Kendig, MD, AAP President, 1978-79 District Chair, 1971-77

Lifetime Achievement Awards Bestowed upon pediatricians for their years of service to children and education and mentorship to pediatricians. 2008 William M. Bruch, MD 2007 Walter E. Bundy Jr., MD 2003 Robert H. Anderson, MD