Michael Merson, MD, Professor of Medicine and member of the Division of General Internal Medicine, received one of the six distinguished alumni awards from the Duke Medical Alumni Association during Medical Alumni Weekend in November.
As described by the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) News at the time of the award announcement in June, Dr. Merson has played an important role in transforming Duke into a truly global institution. Even beyond Duke, Dr. Merson has held leadership positions with the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Program on AIDS, director of the WHO Diarrheal Diseases Control Program, and chief medical epidemiologist at the Cholera Research Laboratory in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Click here to read more from DGHI.
Learn more about Dr. Merson from this video.