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June: We congratulate Dr. Guoyun Chen, MD, PhD, on his recent grant award for Septic Shock Research. Dr. Chen is an assistant professor and works with the Critical Care faculty and fellows on research projects.

Congratulations to Dr. Nadeem Shafi on receiving the first Doug Hixson Award from Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in recognition of his collaboration with nursing. The bedside nursing staff throughout Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital presented this award to Dr. Shafi who they felt embodied the characteristics of Dr. Doug Hixson, a beloved pediatric surgeon at Le Bonheur and UTHSC for 30 years. For more information please visit Dr. Shafi's bio page.

March: Please join us as we congratulate Dr. Mark Bugnitz, recipient of the Department of Pediatrics 2014 Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching.  Dr. Bugnitz is recognized for his innovation in teaching style, resident/student collective opinion, invited professorships, involvement in multiple teaching activities, and implementation of programs to improve educational experiences for faculty and trainees. Nominations were invited from the Pediatric Department’s faculty, trainees and Division Chiefs. For more information visit Dr. Bugnitz' faculty page. Congratulations!

We are proud to announce that Dr. Kanwaljeet Anand has been elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and Fellow of the Leading Causes of Life Initiative. For more information please visit Dr. Anand's bio page.

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Children's Foundation
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Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 901-287-6303