The Pollin Prize for Pediatric Research was an annual award given to physicians who contributed important advances to the field of pediatrics, and was the only existing international pediatric award. The prize was created in 2002 by Irene and Abe Pollin, and funded by the Linda and Kenneth Pollin Foundation. It was administered by the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, and as of 2003, Dr. Rudolph Leibel was chairman of the selection panel.
The prize is no longer awarded.
The 2003 Pollin Prize, the sole international award for advances in children's health care, is awarded to Drs. Emil Frei, Emil J. Freireich, Donald Pinkel, and James F. Holland. An awards ceremony takes place today at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Dr. Samuel L. Katz is the recipient of the 2007 Pollin Prize in recognition of his contributions to pediatric infectious disease research and vaccine development, especially his instrumental role in the development and application of the measles vaccine
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For this and many other accomplishments, Katz was recently awarded the 2007 Pollin Prize in a weekend-long celebration at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.
Dr. Eric Olson, chairman of molecular biology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, has won the fourth annual Pollin Prize in Pediatric Research, a lifetime achievement award for contributions to biomedical or public health research.
Dr. Alfred Sommer, dean of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will receive a $100,000 research award, Hopkins said Tuesday. The Pollin Prize, which recognizes...
Indian public health expert Dr Dillip Mahalanabis shares the first Pollin Prize for Pediatric Research with three American counterparts for the discovery of Oral Rehydration Therapy (ORT), dubbed the most important medical discovery of the 20th century
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