The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Mary Ellen Avery
Thomas Morgan Rotch Professor of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
300 Longwood Avenue
Boston,Massachusetts 02115 USA
"For her discovery of the major cause of respiratory distress syndrome of premature infants and the straegies for treatment and prevention."
Presented by President Bush at a White House Rose Garden Ceremony on September 16, 1991.