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ASP announces 2008 T. Franklin Williams Scholars
Date:9/12/2008

The Association of Specialty Professors (ASP) is pleased to announce the seventh class of T. Franklin Williams Scholars. These scholars are recipients of two- and four-year career development awards funded by a generous grant from the Atlantic Philanthropies (USA) Inc., supported by the John A. Hartford Foundation, and co-sponsored by 12 partnering internal medicine specialty societies. The 12 new investigators funded under this initiative will join the 52 previously announced T. Franklin Williams Scholars to achieve the program goal of integrating geriatrics into the specialties of internal medicine.

T. Franklin Williams Scholars conduct a research project and pursue a career development plan focused on a geriatric aspect of their specialty. Recipients must meet several criteria to be eligible for the award including completion of an internal medicine specialty fellowship and dedication of 75% of their professional effort to medical research. The program provides recipients awards of $50,000 to $75,000 per year to support the early stages of their academic careers.

The seventh class of T. Franklin Williams Scholars:

Steven G. Coca, DO
Yale University School of Medicine
Effect of Acute Kidney Injury on Long-Term Kidney Function in Elderly Patients
American Society of Nephrology-ASP Junior Development Award in Geriatric Nephrology

Elizabeth Haney, MD
Oregon Health and Science University
Bone Turnover and Bone Loss Among Older Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Users
Society of General Internal Medicine-Association of Chiefs of General Internal Medicine-ASP T. Franklin Williams Scholars Award in Geriatrics

Jeffrey C. Horowitz, MD
University of Michigan Medical School
Myofibroblast Fate Determination by Extracellular Matrix Evaluations
ASP-CHEST Foundation of the American College of Chest Physicians Geriatric Development Research Award

Kim M. Huffman, MD, PhD
Duke University School of Medicine
Mechanism of Insulin Resistance in Older Individuals with Rheumatoid Arthritis
American College of Rheumatology Research and Education Foundation-ASP Junior Career Development Award in Geriatric Medicine

Joachim H. Ix, MD (Dr. Ix is a 2007 Williams Scholar that received his award in January 2007)
University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine
Fetuin-A, Adiposity, and Incident Diabetes in Older Persons
American Diabetes Association-ASP Young Investigator Innovation Award in Geriatric Endocrinology

Shirley F. Jones, MD
Texas A&M Health Science Center
Understanding the Relationship between Sleep, Circadian Rhythm, and Intensive Care Unit Delirium
ASP-CHEST Foundation of the American College of Chest Physicians Geriatric Development Research Award

Heidi D. Klepin, MD
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Functional and Cognitive Assessment in Older Adults with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
American Society of Hematology-ASP Geriatric Hematology Research Award

Amie L. Meditz, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Influence of Sex Steroids and Aging on HIV-1Chemokine Coreceptor Expression in Women
ASP-Infectious Diseases Society of America Young Investigator Award in Geriatrcs

Lisa M. Nanovic, DO
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Effect of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors on Aortic Stiffness in Elderly Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
American Society of Nephrology-ASP Junior Development Award in Geriatric Nephrology

Richard J. Saad, MD
University of Michigan Medical School
The Differences in Physiologic Mechanisms Underlying Chronic Constipation in Elderly Versus Younger Adults with Constipation
American Gastroenterological Association Foundation-Sucampo-ASP Designated Research Award in Geriatric Gastroenterology

Carla R. Scanzello, MD, PhD
Rush Medical College of Rush University
Age-Associated Matrix Alteration and Inflammation in Idiopathic Knee Osteoarthritis
American College of Rheumatology Research and Education Foundation-ASP Junior Career Development Award in Geriatric Medicine

George C. Wang, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Immunology Dysregulations and Inflammation in the Pathogenesis of Frailty of Older Age: The Role of Chronic Cytomegalovirus Infection
ASP-American Geriatrics Society Foundation for Health in Aging Award


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Contact: Erika D. Tarver
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