George H. Karam, MD, has been elected to the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Board of Directors. The Board of Directors guides ABIM’s overall mission and direction as it works to improve health care quality. All ABIM directors participate in ABIM’s Maintenance of Certification program, which promotes ongoing learning and in which doctors demonstrate their commitment to the Board’s standards. Dr. Karam is the Paul Garvey Manship Professor of Medicine at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine.
Arturo Casadevall, MD, PhD, FIDSA, has been awarded the 2008 American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Williams A. Hinton Research Training Award. The award recognizes outstanding contributions toward fostering the research training of underrepresented minorities in microbiology. The award was presented in June during the 108th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) in Boston, MA.
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