Robert W. Amler, M.D., FAAP, of Valhalla, N.Y., was recognized by New York state with a proclamation that Oct. 24 is “Dr. Robert W. Amler Day.” He also received a Doctor of Distinction — Medical Entrepreneur Award presented by the Westchester County Medical Society and Westchester Business Journal.

He is vice president of government affairs, dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice and Institute of Public Health, and professor of public health, pediatrics and environmental health science at New York Medical College. A past president of the AAP Georgia Chapter, Dr. Amler was regional health administrator for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Maria Budai, M.D., FAAP, of Owosso, Mich., received the Margaret S. Gulick Humanitarian of the Year Award for outstanding service as a pediatrician at Memorial Healthcare Center.

She is on the medical staff at Children’s Hospital of Michigan.

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