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April 2011
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Judith A. Aberg, MD, FIDSA, has been named director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology in the Department of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine. A professor of medicine and the principal investigator of the AIDS Clinical Trials Unit at NYU, Dr. Aberg is also director of virology at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. As a member and chair of several panels, Dr. Aberg has been instrumental in developing national, state, and local guidelines. In addition, she currently serves as chair-elect of the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) Board of Directors. Dr. Aberg is also an editor for HIV Clinical Trials and serves on editorial boards and as an ad hoc reviewer for multiple biomedical journals.

Kenneth H. Mayer, MD, FIDSA, has received the Congressman Gerry E. Studds Award, an award that is given annually at the Fenway Health Institute’s “The Men’s Event” fundraiser in Boston to honor individuals of integrity and selflessness who embody the spirit of service and provide positive leadership for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. Dr. Mayer currently serves as medical research director and co-chair of the Fenway Institute. He is also director of the Brown University AIDS Program and professor of medicine and community health. Dr. Mayer currently serves as co-chair of the Center for Global Health Policy and has served on the boards of the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA), the Gay Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA), amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, and is currently a member of the Governing Council of the International AIDS Society.

Allan R. Ronald, MD, FIDSA, has been awarded the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (AMMI) Canada Lifetime Achievement Award for 2010. The award recognizes Dr. Ronald’s over 40-year career focused on preventing and treating infectious diseases, as well as educating future physicians. In addition to the award, he will be inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame this month. Dr. Ronald officially retired in 2000 after a 32-year career as a professor and researcher with the University of Manitoba but has continued to foster the comprehensive HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention Program in Uganda.

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