Pediatric Surgeon Mary Fallat, MD,
to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Fallat

Dr. Mary Fallat, the Hirikati S. Nagaraj Professor and Chief of Pediatric Surgery in the Department of Surgery at UofL School of Medicine, will receive the Pediatric Trauma Society’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Dr. Fallat will be awarded during the 6th annual meeting of the Pediatric Trauma Society Nov. 13 – 16 in San Diego. She will be the fourth recipient of this award.

Dr. Fallat has been selected for this honor because of her longstanding commitment to improving the care of injured children through system development, research and advocacy. She has promoted a focus on injured children in national pediatric and trauma professional organizations. She has served as a role model locally, nationally, and regionally for those with a career focus in pediatric trauma.

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