PADRE Foundation Honors Dr. Susan Clark with the 2011 Cathie & John Haretakis Award at the annual PADRE Fashion Show


The PADRE Foundation is pleased to present the 2011 Cathie & John Haretakis Award to Dr. Susan Clark for her care, compassion, dedication and never-ending devotion to those children and their families living with Type 1 Diabetes.


For over a decade she has given unselfishly of her time, talent and personal will to help change the lives of countless individuals coping with this disease.


Dr. Susan Clark is the Medical Director of Endocrinology at CHOC, PSF Chief of the Endocrinology and Diabetes Division, and Medical Advisor on the PADRE Board of Directors and has been a vital part of our success.


We are forever in your debt for giving us the ability to believe and defy the limits.









The Padre Foundation will always be indebted to Cathie Haretakis for starting the tradition of the PADRE Fashion Show. We would like to acknowledge the vision and determination of Cathie & John Haretakis and their generosity in the founding of the PADRE Foundation in 1985.


A small sparkle of an idea that started with their daughter Nikolina’s diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes has grown into a galaxy of diabetes education programs, family support and research for new treatments and ultimately a cure for this chronic and lifelong condition.


Thank you John for the developing the PADRE Board of Directors. Our heartfelt thanks to both of you for sparking the spirit of philanthropy and encouraging others to find their passion and support our kids.


Together with a small group of dedication individuals you both have made a difference in the world for children with diabetes. We will continue to recognize the extraordinary individuals and organizations at our annual PADRE Fashion Show with an award bearing your names.


With Honor and Respect from thousands of PADRE Families.
May 2011





The PADRE Foundation (Pediatric Adolescent Diabetes Research and Education) plays a critical role in the education and support of children with diabetes and their families.


Each year the PADRE Foundation hosts an annual fashion show as a fundraiser highlighting the children of PADRE performing and modeling in the latest fashions, compliments of Macy’s. The fashion show provides positive psychosocial support for children and their families while raising the funds necessary to support our educational programs.


For the past 25 years, the PADRE Foundation has been dedicated to helping children from birth to age 21 understand and manage their Type 1 diabetes. PADRE serves more than 2,500 families of all backgrounds in Southern California while partnering with CHOC and CHOC at Mission Hospital.


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