Dr. Vivek Balasubramaniam Receives SPR's Thomas Hazinski Distinguished Service Award

Vivek Balasubramaniam, MD
Vivek Balasubramaniam, MD

Congratulations to Vivek Balasubramaniam, MD, associate professor (CHS) of pediatrics and chief of the Division of Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine, for receiving the 2017 Thomas A. Hazinski Distinguished Service Award from the Society for Pediatric Research (SPR).

The award honors a special individual who has provided exceptional service to the Society over an extended period of time. Dr. Balasubramaniam was selected in recognition of his multiple contributions to SPR, including co-chairing its advocacy committee and presenting as part of SPR's first congressional briefing in Washington, DC, on the critical importance of research funding.

Dr. Balasubramaniam received his award on May 8, 2017, during the SPR Presidential Plenary Session at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2017 meeting.