Roland B. Scott, M.D., FAAP, a pioneer in the research of sickle cell disease, received a $100,000 "Award of Excellence" this month from Ronald McDonald Children's Charities (RMCC).

This year marks the second time RMCC has presented the award, which is dedicated to the physician who "has contributed the most to the advancement of children's health care." The 1986 award was presented to Julius Richmond, M.D., father of the Headstart program.

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