Dr. Brian Bosworth, the Anne and Ken Estabrook Clinical Scholar in Gastroenterology and an associate professor of medicine (education), was awarded a fellowship from the American Gastroenterological Association. Association fellowship honors superior professional achievement in clinical private or academic practice and in basic or clinical research with fellowship in the organization. Fellowships are awarded to members whose accomplishments and contributions demonstrate personal commitment to the field of gastroenterology. The society includes more than 16,000 members from around the globe who are involved in all aspects of the science, practice and advancement of gastroenterology.
Dr. Gail Roboz, an associate professor of medicine, was elected chair of the 2014 American Society of Hematology Leukemia Education Session, which will take place during the society's annual meeting in December in San Francisco. The meeting allows attendees to review more than 3,000 scientific abstracts and access a community of more than 20,000 international hematology experts covering every subspecialty. The American Society of Hematology is the world’s largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatments of blood disorders.
Dr. Eugenia Siegler, the Mason Adams Professor of Geriatric Medicine and a professor of clinical medicine, will receive a distinguished alumna award from the Holton-Arms School, a college preparatory school for girls in Bethesda, Md. The Distinguished Alumna Award was established in 1973 by the Alumnae Association’s Board of Directors to recognize the career, professional or volunteer service accomplishments of an outstanding alumna of the school. This award is presented each year during the school’s reunion weekend April 24 – 27.