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June 26, 2003

Hallam Hurt, MD, Appointed Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania

(Philadelphia, PA) - Hallam Hurt, MD, has been appointed to the position of Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Hurt attended Sweet Briar College in Sweet Briar, VA, and earned her BS in Government. She earned her MD from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. Prior to her Penn appointment, Hurt was Professor of Pediatrics at the Temple University School of Medicine, and Jefferson Medical College of the Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA.

Hurt, a member of Phi Beta Kappa, has received numerous awards including the Physician's Award for Excellence and the J. Stanley and Helene M. Cohen Award for Outstanding Research Contributions from the Albert Einstein Healthcare Foundation, and the Maimonides Society Award from the Albert Einstein Medical Center. She also received the 2000 Women of Distinction Award from the Philadelphia Business Journal, the 10th Annual Distinguished Alumna Award from The University of Virginia, and has been noted several times as one of Philadelphia's top doctors by Philadelphia Magazine.

She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Perinatal Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics, The American Pediatric Society, the Philadelphia Pediatric Society, the Philadelphia Perinatal Association, and the Maimonides Society.

Her research has been published in several journals including the Journal of Pediatrics, Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Journal of Perinatology, Journal of Early Intervention, Clinical Pediatrics, Contemporary Pediatrics and Developmental Pharmacology.

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