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Miscellanea Medica

JAMA. 2002;287(17):2202. doi:10.1001/jama.287.17.2202-JMN0501-3-2.
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  • Stanley A. Plotkin, MD, medical and scientific adviser at Aventis Pasteur, Swiftwater, Pa, will receive the 2002 Sabin Gold Medal awarded by the Sabin Vaccine Institute, New Canaan, Conn. Plotkin developed the current rubella vaccine and has worked extensively on other vaccines, including those for polio, rabies, varicella, and cytomegalovirus.

  • C. James Carrico, MD, former chair of the Department of Surgery and current professor and holder of the Doris and Bryan Wildenthal Distinguished Chair at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, has been honored by the creation at that institution of the C. James Carrico, MD, Distinguished Chair in Surgery for Trauma and Critical Care. It is only the second endowment in the country to support a chair in trauma.

  • Brian D. Busconi, MD, professor of orthopedics and rehabilitation at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, has been named chief of the Division of Sports Medicine in the Department of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation at UMass Medical Center.

  • Daniel Notterman, MD, has been appointed chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey–Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick. At Princeton University previously, he developed a labroratory that studies model systems of tumorigenesis and metastasis. Marie C. Trontell, MD, has been appointed senior associate dean for education at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She has been a member of the faculty since 1981.

  • William B. Bunn III, MD, JD, MPH, vice president of Health, Safety, and Productivity at Navistar International Transportation Corp and associate professor of preventive medicine at Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Ill, has received the William S. Knudsen Award, its most prestigious, from the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

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