Awards/ Recognition Archive

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Awards/ Recognition Archive


  • Suzanne Lazorick, MD, MPH, Selected through a competitive process to attend the AAMC Early Career Women's Professional Development Conference, July 2008.
  • The Comprehensive Healthy Weight Clinic of the PHWRTC was recognized in March 2008 by the National Initiative of Children's Healthcare Quality as one of three model programs nationally providing childhood obesity treatment.
  • The Comprehensive Healthy Weight Clinic of the PHWRTC was listed in October 2008 by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) as an "innovative childhood obesity attempt" with the expectation that it will achieve "innovative" status once complete results are analyzed. Click here to view the listing: content.aspx?id=2230.
  • Dr. David Collier, selected as "One of the Best Doctors in America, 2007-2008


  • Recipient of the 2007 "Excellence in Biopsychosocial Care Award" presented by the ECU Family Therapy Clinic and Marriage and Family Therapy Program.
  • Listed as one of nine key resources for the state in North Carolina's Plan to Prevent Overweight, Obesity and Chronic Diseases, 2007-2012.

The PHWRTC was also featured on a national broadcast of "The Profile Series" on December 20, 2007. The segment raised awareness of childhood obesity and ways the ECU Pediatric Healthy Weight Research and Treatment Center is addressing the epidemic. Click on a link below to view the segment. videos/v2954044Q7mpyfK4? searchld= 904894960454600130&rank=0

“The Profiles Series” is an independently produced program. They cover a variety of topics ranging from health and medical to business, and environmental. “The Profiles Series” can be seen on cable networks nationwide and internationally on Voice of America Television.


Good for Kids Award
  • Recipient of the 2006 "Good for Kids Award" presented by the NC Pediatric Society.