Resolution J344-2013

Honoring Dr. Ellen Shapiro Lepor upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Humanitarian Award by the Aleh Foundation

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  • Feb 5, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Feb 5, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Jan 30, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  honoring Dr. Ellen Shapiro Lepor upon the occa-
sion of her designation as recipient of the Humanitarian  Award  by  the
Aleh Foundation

WHEREAS,  It  is  incumbent  upon the people of the State of New York to
recognize and acknowledge those within our midst who have  made  signif-
icant contributions to the quality of life therein; and
  WHEREAS,  This  Legislative  Body  is  justly proud to honor Dr. Ellen
Shapiro Lepor upon the occasion of her designation as recipient  of  the
Humanitarian  Award by the Aleh Foundation, to be celebrated at its 29th
Anniversary Awards Dinner Ceremony on Wednesday, May  8,  2013,  at  the
Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City; and
  WHEREAS, Dr. Ellen Shapiro Lepor is a Professor and Director of Pedia-
tric  Urology  Department of NYU Urology Associates; she is a recognized
leader in the treatment of neonatal and pediatric urologic diseases; and
  WHEREAS, Dr. Ellen Shapiro Lepor has published over 100 original arti-
cles and numerous chapters and  has  presented  over  100  clinical  and
scientific  papers  at  national and international meetings; she has won
seven major awards in urologic research including the prestigious Franc-
es F.  Schwentker Award in Laboratory Research from  the  Johns  Hopkins
Hospital; and
  WHEREAS,  Dr.  Shapiro  is  an  expert and leading investigator in the
development of the human genitourinary tract;  she  has  served  on  the
examination  committee of the American Board of Urology and the American
Urological Association and as a committee member  for  special  urologic
grant  reviews  at  the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and
Kidney Diseases at the NIH; she is also an active member of the American
Urological Association, the American Academy of  Pediatrics  Section  on
Urology,  the  American  College  of Surgeons, the Society for Pediatric
Urology, the Society for Fetal  Urology,  the  American  Association  of
Pediatric Urologists and the Association of Genitourinary Reconstructive
Surgeons; and
  WHEREAS,  With her throughout has been her husband, Herbert, who feels
privileged to he a part of her life and rejoices  in  her  achievements;
and
  WHEREAS,  A  true  asset to society, Dr. Ellen Shapiro Lepor's distin-
guished record merits the recognition and  respectful  tribute  of  this
Legislative Body; now, therefore, be
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Dr. Ellen Shapiro Lepor upon the occasion of  her  designation  as
recipient  of  the  Humanitarian Award by the Aleh Foundation; and be it
further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Dr. Ellen Shapiro Lepor.

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