About NEFPS

The NEFPS is a society for practitioners dedicated to the health care of children in Northeast Florida.

It serves as a center for organization of volunteer activities, and serves as a forum for communication about the needs of children and the needs of the health care practitioners who care for children.

The Society wishes to meet the needs of pediatric healthcare professionals in Northeast Florida and create a sense of community through the support of volunteer and social activities .

Awards


2016


Child Advocate of the Year – Mobeen H. Rathore, MD
Medical Specialist or the Year –David N. Hammond, MD
Surgical Specialist of the Year – Joseph J. Tepas III, MD
Lifetime Achievement – Stephen G. Lazoff, MD
Resident of the Year - Martins "Chima" Matthew, MD
Pediatrician of the Year – Charles Dellinger, MD

2015


Child Advocate of the Year – James W. Cheek, MD
Medical Specialist or the Year –Elise M. Falluco, MD
Surgical Specialist of the Year – Daniel K. Robie, MD
Researcher of the Yea r– Nelly Mauras, MD
Hospitalist of the Year – Suzanne G. Bilyeu, DO
Pioneer of Innovation – Kelly C. Komatz, MD
Special Recognition – Jonathan A. Schneider, DO
Lifetime Achievement – Salvatore R. Goodwin, MD
Resident of the Year - Caitlin Wainscott, MD
Pediatrician of the Year – Julie Reeder Baker, MD
Educator of the Year – Elisa A. Zenni, MD
NEFPS Ceithaml Survivalist – Stephanie R. Lacey, MD

2014

Medical Specialist of the Year – Randall M. Bryant, MD
Surgical Specialist of the Year – Dawn N. Duss, MD
2014 Lifetime Achievement– Maryanne L. Dokler, MD
2014 Pioneer of Innovation – Ricardo A. Hanel, MD
Resident of the Year – Kaitlin Porcaro Vellore, MD
Pediatrician of the Year – Thomas P. Stanely, MD
2014 Ceithaml Survivalist - Kevin J. Sullivan, MD
2014 Special Recognition - Nicholas D. Poulos, MD
Hospitalist of the Year - Kuo "Jimmy" Chen, MD

2013

Child Advocate of the Year – Sen. Stephen Wise
Medical Specialist or the Year – Mary Lim, MD
Surgical Specialist of the Year – Mark Barraza, MD
Researcher of the Yea r– Kevin Sullivan, MD
Hospitalist of the Year – Fred Guyer, DO
Resident of the Year – Chantel Walker, MD
Pediatrician of the Year – Ken Horn, MD
Ceithaml Survivalist of the Year - Bevan Londergan, MD

2012

Child Advocate of the Year – Jose Ettedgui, MD
Medical Specialist of the Year – Brian Gilligan, MD
Surgical Specialist of the Year – Maryanne Dokler, MD
Researcher of the Year – Mark Hudak, MD
Hospitalist of the Year – Deborah Abram, MD
Pioneer of Innovation/Innovative Clinician of the Year – Philipp Aldana, MD
Lifetime Achievement/Special Appreciation – Tom Chiu, MD
Resident of the Year – Asma Salahuddin, MD
Pediatrician of the Year – Mary Soha, MD
Ceithaml Survivalist – Mike Shillingford, MD

2011

Child Advocate of the Year – Karen Toker, MD
Medical Specialists of the Year – Stefanie Schrum, MD and Dale Schrum, MD
Surgical Specialist of the Year – Eric Loveless, MD
Researcher of the Year – Tim Wysocki, MD
Pioneer of Innovation/Innovative Clinician of the Year – Danielle Walsh, MD
Lifetime Achievement – Ed Rushton, MD
Special Appreciation – Larry Freeman
Resident of the Year – Julia Mitchell, MD
Pediatrician of the Year – Tajvar Goudarzi, MD

2010

Child Advocate of the Year – Bob Threlkel, MD
Medical Specialist or the Year – Harry Abram, MD
Surgical Specialist of the Year – Hector James, MD
Researcher of the Year – Eric Sandler, MD
Hospitalist of the Year – Jose Zayas, DO
Special Recognition – Jeff Goldhagen, MD
Resident of the Year – Akky Hopkins, MD
Pediatrician of the Year – Rebecca Cooper, MD

2009

Child Advocate – Jonathan Evans, MD
Medical Specialist – Mike De La Hunt, MD
Surgical Specialist – Lee Hunter, MD
Researcher – Jason Lang, MD
Pediatrician of the Year – Patty Solo-Josephson, MD

2008

Child Advocate – Jerry Bridgham, MD
Medical Specialist - Salik Taufiq, MD
Surgical Specialist – Nick Poulos, MD
Researcher of the Year – Renu Sharma, MD
Special Recognition – Gary Josephson, MD
Resident of the Year – Carla Laos, MD
Pediatrician of the Year - Chip Mauldin, MD