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January 20, 2010

Dr. Robert Black to Receive 2010 Programme for Global Paediatric Research Award

blackRobert Black, MD, MPH, the Edgar Berman Professor and Chair of the Bloomberg School’s Department of International Health, is the recipient of the 2010 Programme for Global Paediatric Research Award for Outstanding Contributions to Global Child Health. The award honors outstanding research achievements in global child health.

“Bob has a long history of dedication to the welfare of children around the world, and he is greatly admired for his commitment to excellence in research and development of evidence-based policy,” said Michael J. Klag, MD, MPH, dean of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. “He has been a leader, teacher and mentor to a generation of clinicians and scientists. I congratulate him for this tremendous and well-deserved honor.”

Dr. Black will be presented with his award at the PGPR symposium at the Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting in May.

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