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William F. Balistreri, M.D., honored with Distinguished Service Award by AASLD
Date:2/5/2008

Nutrition (1991-1995).

In addition to being the first pediatrician to serve as President of the AASLD, Dr. Balistreri is or has been a member of numerous prestigious, scholarly societies, including the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN), (President 1982-1984), Childrens Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation (CDHNF), (President 2005-present), American Board of Pediatrics (Sub-board Chair 1991-1993 and Board of Directors 1991-1997 and 2000-2003), and the American Liver Foundation (Board of Directors 1980-1983). He has also served on various committees and study groups in review of grants with the United States Department of Agriculture, the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Health and Human Services, and others.

Dr. Balistreri has received awards from various prestigious societies, including the Distinguished Leadership Award from the Crohns & Colitis Foundation of American (1995), the Andrew Sass-Kortsak Memorial Award from the Canadian Liver Foundation and the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver (1998), the Murray Davidson Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Gastroenterology & Nutrition (1999), the Shwachman Award (1999) from NASPGHAN, the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of Buffalo, the Founders Award from the Cincinnati Pediatric Society (1999), the Outstanding Pediatrician of the Year 2001 from the Ohio Chapter of the AAP, and the Daniel Drake Medal from the University of Cincinnati.


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