The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) presented Paul Offit, MD, FAAP, with the President’s Certificate for Outstanding Service at the National Conference and Exhibition of the AAP earlier this week. The award recognizes an individual’s outstanding service and long-term, personal dedication to the mission of the AAP and to the health, safety and well-being of children. Dr. Offit is a pediatrician, chief of infectious diseases and the director of the vaccine education center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He serves as a board member of the Autism Science Foundation and is the author of Autism’s False Prophets: Bad Science, Risky Medicine, and the Search for a Cure. The AAP honored Dr. Offit in recognition of his ongoing commitment to promote immunization.
All of us at the Autism Science Foundation congratulate Dr. Offit on this very well deserved honor and thank him for his ongoing dedication to the health and well-being of our children.