Prof. Michael Georgieff Named 2020 Agnes Higgins Award Recipient

Michael K. Georgieff
Wednesday, February 3, 2021

The March of Dimes recently announced Prof. Michael Georgieff as the recipient of the 2020 Agnes Higgins Award. This award is given for “distinguished achievement in research, education or clinical services in the field of maternal-fetal nutrition.” Prof. Georgieff was recognized for his research on how iron deficiency in early life can cause lasting neurobehavioral effects. Prof. Gerogieff is co-Director of the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain, and a longtime member of the Consortium’s Executive Committee. Read more about Prof. Georgieff’s award here.