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Institute of Medicine Elects 70 New Members, 10 Foreign Associates

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Newly elected members of the Institute of Medicine are:

  • Janis L. Abkowitz, M.D., Clemant A. Finch Professor and head, division of hematology, department of medicine, University of Washington, Seattle

  • Frederick R. Appelbaum, M.D., executive vice president and deputy director, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; and president and executive director, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle

  • Katrina Alison Armstrong, M.D., physician in chief, Massachusetts General Hospital; and Jackson Professor of Clinical Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston

  • Diana W. Bianchi, M.D., Natalie V. Zucker Professor of Pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston

  • Jeffrey A. Bluestone, Ph.D., A.W. and Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Professor, UCSF Diabetes Center, University of California, San Francisco

  • Charles L. Bosk, Ph.D., professor of sociology and of anesthesiology and critical care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

  • Mary Bartlett Bunge, Ph.D., Christine E. Lynn Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, and professor of cell biology, neurological surgery, and neurology, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami

  • Molly Cooke, M.D., professor of medicine and director of education, Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco

  • Delos M. Cosgrove III, M.D., CEO, president, and chairman of the board of governors, The Clevela

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