The 137th Meeting of the Association of Clinical Scientists will be held in Birmingham, Alabama, May 17-20. It is being hosted by the Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine. The meeting theme will be “Disruptive Innovations in Healthcare.” The Program Co-Chairpersons, Drs. Gene Siegal and Robert Hardy, cordially invite you to plan to attend another outstanding Association Meeting.
Claude P. Brown Memorial Lecture: X. Long Zheng, M.D., Ph.D., Robert B. Adams Endowed Professor and Director of Division of Laboratory Medicine, Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, “New Treatments for Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura.”
Banquet Speaker: James B. McClintock is the Endowed University Professor of Polar and Marine Biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. “From Penguins to Plankton - The Dramatic Impacts of Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula.”
The Friday afternoon optional bus tour for participants and spouses will visit the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI).
Association Annual Awards to be Presented:
Clinical Scientist of the Year (Sunderman Award): John Hicks, MD, DDS, PhD Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
F.W. Sunderman Jr. Diploma of Honor: Myra L. Wilkerson, MD, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA
Young Clinical Scientist: Lindsay N. Strotman, PhD, University of Louisville and PGXL Technologies, Louisville, KY