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Newland named inaugural Schnuck chair in pediatric infectious diseases

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Jason G. Newland, MD, a noted pediatrician and researcher at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named the inaugural Schnuck Family Endowed Chair in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

The honor was bestowed by St. Louis Children’s Hospital through a gift funded by the children of Donald and Doris Schnuck, longtime supporters of St. Louis Children’s and Washington University. Like their parents, the Schnucks’ sons, daughter and spouses who bestowed the gift are deeply involved with St. Louis Children’s, the university and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Many have served on various boards at the institutions while also endowing research initiatives and facility improvements. They are: Nancy Diemer and Craig, Mark, Scott, Terry and Todd Schnuck.