|Whitley Receives Inaugural NIH Award|
August 28, 2012
Richard Whitley, M.D., Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, the Loeb Eminent Scholar Chair of Pediatrics and director of the UAB Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, is the inaugural recipient of the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center’s Distinguished Clinical Research Scholar and Educator in Residence award.
Whitley will deliver a lecture as part of the Contemporary Clinical Medicine – Great Teachers series, a component of the NIH Clinical Center Grand Rounds, Feb. 13, 2013, on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Md.
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