Two faculty members at Cincinnati Children’s have received prestigious honors from the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

Mitchell Cohen, MD, Division Director and Vice-Chair of Pediatrics for Clinical Affairs, received the Shwachman Award, which is given to someone who has made a major life-long scientific or educational contribution to the field in North America.

William Balistreri, MD, Medical Director of the Pediatric Liver Care Center at Cincinnati Children’s, had an award named in his honor: the William F. Balistreri Prize for Excellence in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, which will be presented annually at the Society’s national meeting.

Article written by Tim Bonfield, Cincinnati Children’s. Contact: .