U of New Mexico to award Presidential Award of Distinction to Dr. Robert Strickland — 3 insights

Albuquerque-based University of New Mexico is awarding its Presidential Award of Distinction to Robert Strickland, MD, PhD.

Here's what you should know:

1. Dr. Strickland was recruited to UNM as an associate professor and chief of gastroenterology.

2. During his 45-year career, he earned tenure professor status and helped the gastroenterology department earn national recognition for both teaching and research. He also became chairman of the department of internal medicine and held the position of chief of staff.

3. Current UNM Chief of Gastroenterology Tomas Ma, MD, said in a release, "Dr. Strickland has been the single most important individual in the history of UNM GI Division and UNM Department of Medicine and embodies all that is good in academic medicine. He is a shining example of lifelong service and excellence and devotion to UNM."

More articles on gastroenterology: 
Last patient completes visit for Immuron's phase II NASH study — 4 insights
Demonstrating their value — How the Digestive Health Physicians Association is fighting for independent gastroenterology
GI leader to know: Dr. James Singer of Arizona Digestive Health

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2017. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.

 

Top 40 Articles from the Past 6 Months