October 27, 2011
Dennis Novack, MD, professor of medicine and associate dean for medical education, will be honored by the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) for his outstanding contributions to academic medicine. Novack will receive the Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award, which will be presented November 5, during the association's annual meeting in Denver.
October 25, 2011
Julie Overbaugh, PhD, has dedicated most of her career to HIV prevention and AIDS research, with a focus on understanding the biology of HIV transmission −particularly transmission to women and infants. For her unique contributions in increasing understanding of transmission and pathogenesis, her leadership in treatment and prevention strategies for infected women in the developing world, her pioneering research collaborative in Kenya and her noteworthy mentoring activities, Overbaugh was selected from a national pool of candidates to present the 2011 Marion Spencer Fay Award Lecture at 4:15 p.m. on October 27 at Drexel University College of Medicine's Geary Auditorium (245 N. 15th St., Philadelphia).