On July 6 at the 8th Biennial International 22q11 received the Angelo DiGeorge Medal of Honor.

Associate director of Clinical Genetics receives Angelo DiGeorge Medal of Honor Donna McDonald-McGinn, M site .S., CGC, associate director of Clinical Genetics and system director of the ’22q and You’ Middle at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, on July 6 at the 8th Biennial International 22q11 received the Angelo DiGeorge Medal of Honor.2 DS Meeting in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Ms. McDonald-McGinn, who began her career at CHOP in 1985, is the second person to receive this highly esteemed honor. The Angelo DiGeorge Medal recognizes excellent contributions to understanding and/or treatment of chromosome 22q.11.2 deletion syndrome, a relatively common multisystem genetic disorder. The International 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome Consortium established the award in 2010 to commemorate the life and work of the past due Dr.