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JAMA. 2000;283(20):2645. doi:10.1001/jama.283.20.2645-JMN0524-4-2.
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  • William C. Wood, MD, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga, has become president of the Society of Surgical Oncology, succeeding Glenn D. Steele, Jr, MD, of Chicago, Ill. John E. Niederhuber, MD, University of Wisconsin Medical School and director of its Comprehensive Cancer Center in Madison, is president-elect. John M. Daly, MD, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, is vice president, and Nicholas J. Petrelli, MD, Roswell Park Cancer Institute and State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine, is treasurer.

  • Michael A. Gallo, PhD, has been appointed senior associate dean for research at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey–Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick. A professor of environmental and community medicine, Gallo has been a member of the faculty since 1980.

  • R. Gordon Douglas, Jr, MD, whose career has included medical research, clinical investigation, academic administration, and industrial leadership, has received the Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases.

  • John Radebaugh, MD, associate professor of clinical community and family medicine emeritus at Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, has been inducted into the Farmworkers Advocate Hall of Fame "in recognition of his efforts to improve living conditions and access to health care for farmworkers and other disenfranchised people."

  • B. Jaye Anno, PhD, of Consultants in Correctional Care, Santa Fe, NM, has received the Award of Excellence from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care. The commission also has renamed the award the B. Jaye Anno Award of Excellence in Correctional Health Care Communication.

  • Barry E. Hirsch, MD, has been promoted to professor of otolaryngology in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pa.

  • Paul Uhlig, MD, associate professor of surgery at Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH, has received the Mary Gates Award (named for the mother of Microsoft founder Bill Gates) in recognition of his efforts to improve health care nationally.

  • Penny Tenzer, MD, has been appointed residency program director in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Miami School of Medicine. She was formerly at MacNeal Hospital, an affiliate of the University of Chicago.

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