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Morey receives VA's Paul B. Magnuson Award

May 7, 2020
Miriam Morey, PhD , professor of medicine (Geriatrics) has been awarded the Paul B. Magnuson Award, the VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Service's highest honor. It is given to recognize humanitarianism and dedication in service to Veterans.
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Kara Wegermann receives the 2020 Mario Family Foundation Award

May 6, 2020
Kara Wegermann, MD , a fellow in Gastroentergology, will receive The Mario Family Foundation Award , which supports junior investigators in training to make the transition to become independent scientists and planning for their first extra-mural funding.

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