William O. Robertson Endowed Student Support Funds in Pediatric Medicine
Dr. William O. Robertson was professor emeritus at the University of Washington School of Medicine and former director of the Washington State Poison Center. He was the coordinator of the School’s Pediatric Clerkship Program and the recipient of four Distinguished Teacher Awards from graduating medical students. He is a leader in medicine.
Dr. Robertson served as a board member of the Washington State Medical Disciplinary Board, as an examiner for the American Board of Pediatrics, as president of the King County Medical Society, and as president of the Washington State Medical Association. He was the chairman of the American Association of Poison Centers and the American Board of Medical Toxicology. Dr. Robertson received the 1995 Abraham Jacobi Memorial Award and the American Medical Association’s Benjamin Rush Award for Citizenship and Community Service. Dr. Robertson passed away in 2011 and will be remembered as a physician, mentor, colleague, and friend to many throughout the world.