We are very pleased to announce that Professor Agostino Pierro who recently moved from the Institute of Child Health in London to the Children’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada, has been awarded an honorary OBE, with immediate effect. The wording of the letter making the award stated:
“It is with great pleasure that I write to inform you that, on the advice of the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Her Majesty The Queen has been graciously pleased to appoint you as an honorary Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE). This honour is conferred on you by Her Majesty in recognition of your services to medicine and charity.”
We congratulate Agostino in this award!