Coordinator of Adolescent & Sport

Donald E. Greydanus MD, Dr HC (ATHENS), FAAP, FSAM (emeritus), FIAP (HON) is Professor & Chair
and Program Director, Department of Pediatrics, Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
(Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA). He is also Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development at Michigan State University College of Human
Medicine (East Lansing, Michigan, USA). He received the M.D. degree from the College of Medicine &
Dentistry of New Jersey (Newark) and completed a Pediatric Residency Program at the Mayo Graduate
School of Medicine (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA) and a Fellowship in Adolescent Medicine from
New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center (New York City). Dr. Greydanus has published
extensively on adolescent health and lectured in many countries on adolescent health as well. He has published:

1) Co-edited 30 books (including Behavioral Pediatrics now in its 4th edition and Adolescent Medicine in
its 5th edition)
2) 200+ Book chapters
3) Co-edited 30 Journal issues
4) Published Over 350 articles

Professor Greydanus has received numerous honors and awards from various organizations
including the American Academy of Pediatrics, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine,
Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Society for Adolescent Medicine, and others. In May, 2008 he
received the MSU College of Human Medicine Outstanding Community Faculty award. In 2010 he
received the title of Doctor Honoris Causa from the University of Athens (Greece) as a “distinguished
scientist who through outstanding work has bestowed praise and credit on the field of Adolescent
Medicine (Ephebiatrics).” In 2010 he received the Outstanding Achievement in Adolescent Medicine
Award from the Society for Adolescent Medicine “as a leading force in the field of adolescent medicine
and health.” In 2011 he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Society (Honor Medical Society) at the
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Gamma Chapter. In 2012 he was appointed as
Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the Western Michigan University School of Medicine in
Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA.

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