Stanley Falkow, PhD, FIDSA, is the recipient of the prestigious 2008 Lasker-Koshland Special Achievement in Medical Science Award. The award, given every two years, honors scientists whose contributions to research are of unique magnitude and have immeasurable influence on the course of science, health, or medicine. Dr. Falkow is being recognized for his 51-year career as one of this country’s most eminent scientists and his discovery of the molecular nature of antibiotic resistance. Dr. Falkow will be presented with the award at a ceremony in
New York City on September 26. He is currently the Robert W. and Vivian K. Cahill professor of microbiology and immunology and medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine in
David W. Hines, MD, has been named president of the medical staff for a two-year term at Our Lady of the Resurrection Medical Center Chicago, where he has been a practicing physician since 1987. During his tenure, Dr. Hines has served as chairman of the Department of Medicine and has been an active member of many staff committees. He is board-certified in infectious diseases and internal medicine and is a fellow in the
College of Physicians (ACP).
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