The Nemours Child Health Services Research Award recognizes the scientific work of emerging scholars in the field of child health services research, particularly research on quality improvement of pediatric health services.

The recipient will receive $1,000 in recognition of their contribution to child health services research. The award will be presented at the annual Child Health Services Research Interest Group Session held during the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.

Meet the 2020 Nemours Child Health Services Research Award Winner!


Charlene Wong
Committee Member

Charlene Wong, M.D., MSHP

Assistant Professor - Duke University Department of Pediatrics

Dr. Charlene Wong, MD MSHP is an adolescent medicine pediatrician and health services researcher. Read Bio

Nominations Criteria


Candidates must be within ten years of entry into the field of child health services research as of December 31, 2019. Year of entry will be judged by the nominee's completion of their terminal research degree or medical residency (or the equivalent).  A letter of nomination and the nominee's CV are required. Self-nominations are accepted and should include a personal statement.

About Nemours


Nemours is dedicated to providing treatment and curative services to acutely and chronically ill children. Caring for more than 225,000 children each year during more than 870,000 patient visits, Nemours is one of the nation's largest pediatric subspecialty group practices. This is in addition to many ongoing research and education programs conducted at Nemours. Nemours owns and operates the Alfred I.duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., as well as four major children's specialty centers in Wilmington, Jacksonville, Orlando, and Pensacola, Fla. For more information about Nemours, visit www.nemours.org

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 For awards related questions, please contact Richard Carson or call 202.292.6788.