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The University of Chicago has been awarded a five-year grant of $594,692 by the United States Public Health Service for a special program to train medical scientists in the field of child health and development. Heading the program is Albert Dorfman, MD, professor and chairman of the department of pediatrics at the University and director of the La Radiba-University of Chicago Institute. The program is designed to meet a growing shortage of trained research scientists and teachers in child health.Edith B. Jackson, MD, visiting professor of pediatrics and psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is the first winner of the Agnes McGavin Award of the American Psychiatric Association, for outstanding contributions to the prevention of emotional disorders in children. The award, consisting of a $500 cash prize was presented to Dr. Jackson at the APA's annual meeting held last month in Los Angeles.Robert
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