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Awards & Career Milestones

Senior VA leader Dr. Carolyn Clancy honored for contributions to women's health

Senior VA leader Dr. Carolyn Clancy honored for contributions to women's health Dr. Carolyn Clancy, VA's Deputy Under Secretary for Health for Discovery, Education and Affiliate Networks has been honored by the Society for Women’s Health Research for her major contributions to the improvement of women’s health. 05-06-2019



VA researcher Dr. Ronald Triolo receives Paul B. Magnuson Award

VA researcher Dr. Ronald Triolo receives Paul B. Magnuson Award Dr. Ronald J. Triolo has received the VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Service's highest honor—the Paul B. Magnuson Award. 04-01-2019



VA researcher Dr. M. Patrick Feeney receives career award in audiology

 VA researcher Dr. M. Patrick Feeney receives career award in audiology VA researcher M. Patrick Feeney, Ph.D., has been recognized by the American Academy of Audiology for his work to improve the lives of Veterans and others affected by hearing loss. 03-25-2019



VA Outreach on Colorectal Cancer Screening Recognized by ACG

VA Outreach on Colorectal Cancer Screening Recognized by ACG VA Outreach on Colorectal Cancer Screening Recognized by ACG
VA researchers Drs. Jason A. Dominitz and Douglas J. Robertson received the 2018 SCOPY Award from the American College of Gastroenterology, on behalf of the Veterans Health Administration. 03-20-2019



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Note: Each of the four services of VA Research may note awards and milestones for its investigators on its respective awards page, as per the links immediately below:

Past Major Awards

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

1998 - Ferid Murad, M.D., Ph.D. - nitric oxide

1977 - Andrew W. Schally, Ph.D., M.D.h.c. (Multi), D.Sc.,h.c. - peptide hormone

1977 - Rosalyn Yalow, Ph.D. - radioimmunoassay

Lasker-DeBakey Award

2012 - Thomas Starzl, M.D. - liver transplantation

1976 - Rosalyn Yalow, Ph.D. - radioimmunoassay

1975 - William Oldendorf, M.D. - computerized tomography

1975 - Andrew Schally, Ph.D., M.D.h.c. (Multi), D.Sc.,h.c. - peptide hormone

1974 - Ludwig Gross, M.D. - leukemia; cancer-causing viruses

1971 - Edward D. Freis, M.D. - drug therapy for hypertension

1963 - Michael E. DeBakey, M.D. - cardiovascular surgery


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