SHERIDAN — Dr. Barry Wohl, a longtime pediatrician in Sheridan, earned a special achievement award from The American Academy of Pediatrics recently.

The award was given for “distinguished service and dedication to the mission and goals of the academy.”

Wohl has worked as a pediatrician in Wyoming advocating for vaccines as an important part of child health for more than 45 years. He was also named the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2012 Vaccine Champion award recipient and serves on the Wyoming Vaccine Advisory Committee.