Published on: 11/19/2004
MIAMI — Dr. Amed Soliz, Medical Director of the Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit has been elected to the Council of the Society for Pediatric Research (SPR).
The SPR is a national organization that fosters the development of young investigators in the field of pediatric medical research by offering specific research training programs.
“Inclusion in the Society for Pediatric Research is a significant achievement,” said Christian C. Patrick, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer/Senior Vice President for Medical Affairs at MCH. “Dr. Soliz shares membership with researchers assembled from the most prestigious academic institutions in the country.”
Dr. Soliz also serves as President of the Ibero-American Society of Neonatology, an organization that brings together neonatology specialists from Spain, and North, Central and South America to share knowledge and support research.
Founded in 1950, Miami Children’s Hospital is the only licensed specialty hospital for children in South Florida. Ranked among the country’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S.News & World Report, Miami Children’s Hospital offers medical care and services for children from birth to age 21. The 268-bed medical facility treats more than 185,000 patients each year and has expertise in all aspects of pediatric medicine.