Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes a Society member who has made an outstanding contribution to the specialty of pediatric infectious diseases. Awards are given at the discretion and selection of the Society’s President.

Past Award Recipients

  • 1995 – Caroline Breese Hall, MD
  • 1997 – George H. McCracken, Jr., MD and John D. Nelson, MD
  • 1999 – Carol J. Baker, MD
  • 2001 – Walter Orenstein, MD
  • 2003 – Sarah S. Long, MD
  • 2005 – Richard F. Jacobs, MD
  • 2007 – Sheldon L. Kaplan, MD
  • 2009 – Stanley A. Plotkin, MD
  • 2011 – Joseph W. St. Geme, III, MD
  • 2012 – Penelope H. Dennehy, MD
  • 2013 – Larry K. Pickering, MD
  • 2015 – Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE
  • 2017 – Kathryn M. Edwards, MD
  • 2019 – David W. Kimberlin, MD
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