Resolution J346-2013

Honoring Dr. Steven G. Pavlakis upon the occasion of his designation as recipient of the Medical Leadership 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. Steven G. Pavlakis upon the occasion
of  his  designation as recipient of the Medical Leadership 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. Steven  G.
Pavlakis  upon  the  occasion  of  his  designation  as recipient of the
Medical Leadership 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.  Steven  G. Pavlakis has dedicated his life to serve the
disabled population and has been deeply moved by the wonderful work done
at the Aleh Centers; he is Director for the Center for Brain and  Behav-
ior  at  Maimonides Infants and Children's Hospital, and is Professor of
Neurology and Pediatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine; and
  WHEREAS, Dr. Pavlakis earned both his BS degree in biology and  an  MD
at  Brown  University;  he  later  completed his Pediatric and Neurology
training at Colombia-Presbyterian Medical Center; and
  WHEREAS, In addition, Dr. Pavlakis is board certified  in  pediatrics,
neurology  with  special competency in pediatric neurology, and neurode-
velopment disabilities; he was appointed the chief scientific officer of
the Maimonides Medical Center which included a fully  functional  animal
laboratory, wet labs, and a clinical trials unit; and
  WHEREAS,  Dr.  Pavlakis  was  a  founding  member of the International
Pediatric Stroke Study (IPSS), a data set that has  enrolled  over  2000
stroke children; his recent interests involve pediatric hypertension and
the  effects  on  the  vasculature; he has over 100 publications and has
chaired National Institutes of  Health  study  sections  and  has  often
served as a consultant to government, public and private agencies; and
  WHEREAS,  A  true  asset  to  society, Dr. Steven G. Pavlakis' distin-
guished record merits the recognition and  respectful  tribute  of  this
Legislative Body; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Dr. Steven G. Pavlakis upon the occasion  of  his  designation  as
recipient of the Medical Leadership Award by the Aleh Foundation; and be
it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Dr. Steven G. Pavlakis.

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