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Fellows in the News: Dr. Morse named CMO at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and more :

October 1, 2020

Dr. MorseRustin B. Morse, M.D., M.M.M., FAAP, of Columbus, Ohio, was named chief medical officer at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Dr. Morse is a pediatric emergency medicine physician and a faculty member at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He serves on the national Clinical Steering Committee for Solutions for Patient Safety, as well as the quality and safety committee of the Children’s Hospital Association Board of Trustees.




Sallie R. Permar, M.D., Ph.D., Chapter Affiliate member, of Raleigh, N.C., and Stephen W. Patrick, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., FAAP, of Brentwood, Tenn., will share the Weill Cornell Medicine’s Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children’s Health Research, which honors innovative work by young investigators.

Dr. PermarDr. Permar is associate dean of physician scientist development, professor of pediatrics, immunology, molecular genetics and microbiology, and founding director of the Children’s Health and Discovery Institute at Duke University School of Medicine. She researches the development of vaccines to prevent mother-to-child transmission of neonatal viral pathogens.





Dr. PatrickDr. Patrick is associate professor of pediatrics and health policy, and director of the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. His research focuses on using a public health framework to improve outcomes for infants born to women dependent on opioids.





Dr. StollBarbara J. Stoll, M.D., FAAP, of Houston, was appointed president of the China Medical Board. She assumes the office on Jan. 1.

The Rockefeller-endowed China Medical Board is an independent American foundation. It aims to advance health in China and neighboring Asian countries through strengthening medical, nursing and public health research and education.

Dr. Stoll most recently was the H. Wayne Hightower Distinguished Professor in the Medical Sciences and professor of pediatrics as well as dean of the McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center. She is past president of the American Pediatric Society.

Mark L. Wulkan, M.D., FACS, FAAP, of Akron, Ohio, has been appointed chair of surgery at Akron Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Wulkan also will serve as professor of surgery and pediatrics at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown. Among previous roles, he was professor of surgery and pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine and surgeon in chief at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

Fellows in the News acknowledges AAP members’ national and prominent awards, honors and appointments. Submit biographical sketch, academic titles, memberships in AAP groups and a high-resolution photo to Trisha Korioth; phone 630-626-6791. Publication is at the discretion of AAP News.

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