Bethesda, MarylandThe American Association of Anatomist's (AAA) presented its highest awards on April 12 during the society's Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. This year's honors went to:
Bjorn R. Olsen, the Hersey Professor of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School, Professor of Developmental Biology and Dean for Research at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine Olsen received the 2011 Henry Gray/ Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Scientific Achievement Award, AAA's most prestigious scientific honor, which recognizes unique and meritorious contributions to and achievements in anatomical sciences by a distinguished AAA member.
Richard Drake, Director of Anatomy at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine Drake received the 2011 Henry Gray/Elsevier Distinguished Educator Award, AAA's highest award for human anatomy education in the anatomical sciences as broadly definedincluding gross anatomy, embryology, histology, and neuroanatomyat the medical/dental, graduate, or undergraduate level of teaching.
Gary C. Schoenwolf, Distinguished Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy and Director of the Children's Health Research Center of the University of Utah Schoenwolf received the 2011 A.J. Ladman/Wiley Exemplary Service Award, which recognizes an AAA member distinguished in the field of anatomical sciences who has provided exceptional service to the society.
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