Feoderis Basilio, MD, FAAP is the recipient of the 2018 CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award. Dr. Basilio is a pediatrician at Uptown Pediatrics in Columbus, GA and serves as Secretary for the Georgia Chapter AAP.  One champion is selected from each of the of the 50 U.S. states, 8 U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States, and the District of Columbia.

The Champion Award is intended to recognize individuals who are working at the local level. It honors those who are doing an exemplary job or going above and beyond to promote or foster childhood immunizations in their communities.  Congratulations Dr. Basilio!