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Alice D. Ackerman, MD, Recognized by Marquis Who's Who for Excellence in Pediatrics Education

Dr. Ackerman found success as a pediatric intensivist and professor of pediatrics for over 30 years

In 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics celebrated Dr. Ackerman's myriad achievements in her field with a Distinguished Career Award.

    ROANOKE, VA, February 04, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Alice D. Ackerman, MD, MBA, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

For more than three decades, Dr. Ackerman served as a pediatric intensivist, professor of pediatrics and academic administrator. Upon her retirement from academia, she was bestowed with the title of professor emerita at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, where she had worked as a professor and the founding chairperson of the department of pediatrics from 2007 until 2016. Since 2019, Dr. Ackerman has excelled as a leadership coach, consultant and the owner of A D Ackerman Coaching and Consulting LLC, which strives to prevent health care professionals from losing motivation due to prolonged physical and mental stress.

Alongside her responsibilities as an educator and administrator, Dr. Ackerman previously found success as the chairperson of the American Academy of Pediatrics' critical care section. From 2016 until 2018, she was appointed as the board chairperson of Child Health Investment Partnership of the Roanoke Valley. Dr. Ackerman also currently serves as an editorial board member of Pediatrics, which is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

In 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics celebrated Dr. Ackerman's myriad achievements in her field with a Distinguished Career Award. She attributes a great deal of her success to her inherent desire for self-reliance, which she developed at a young age following the tragic death of her father. In the coming years, Dr. Ackerman intends to continue harnessing her coaching skills to help her clients reinvigorate their passion for their careers and eliminate a number of critical flaws in the United States health care system.

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