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Robert L. Brent, MD, PhD, Honored with 2008 Alfred I. duPont Award for Excellence in Children's Health Care
Date:9/22/2008

ert L. Brent Professorship for the chairman of the Department of Pediatrics and held a special convocation to dedicate the Lillian and Robert Brent Auditorium at the University.

He was a one of 40 founding members of the Teratology Society in 1961 and he was elected president in 1966. In addition to his prestigious research career, Dr. Brent has authored 430 publications and 300 abstracts, including six books and four movies.

About the Alfred I. duPont Award

In 2001, Nemours established the Alfred I. duPont Award for Excellence in Children's Health Care to honor Mr. duPont and his legacy. The award consists of a $50,000 cash prize and an original crystal sculpture by Steuben Glass. In his life and work, Alfred I. duPont, benefactor of the Nemours, was creative but exacting -- seeking to inspire both himself and others to achieve excellence.

"In 2001, we established this annual award to honor an individual who has made outstanding contributions to health care for children," said John S. Lord, Chairman of the Nemours Board of Directors. "Dr. Brent's research into the causes and possible prevention of birth defects related to radiation and other environmental exposures has distinguished him among his peers and provided comfort to expectant mothers everywhere."

Previous Laureates include:

-- 2007: Jerold F. Lucey, MD

-- 2006: Samuel L. Katz, MD

-- 2005: Mary Ellen Avery, MD

-- 2004: Robert J. Haggerty, MD

-- 2003: Lucian L. Leape, MD

-- 2002: Paul B. Batalden, MD

-- 2001: Donald M. Berwick, MD

About Nemours

Nemours, one of the nation's largest pediatric health systems, is dedicated to achieving higher standards in children's health. Please visit: http://www.nemours.org.


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