Ziskind Clinical Research Scholar Award

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2016 Ziskind Awardees

The ATS Foundation is pleased to recognize Drs. Rachel Putman and Michael E. Wilson as recipients of the 2016 Ziskind Clinical Research Scholar Award.

Rachel Putman, MD

Rachel Putman, MD

Rachel Putman, MD, is a fellow in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where her research focuses on early interstitial lung disease. She hopes to demonstrate that specific sets of imaging abnormalities represent an early stage of pulmonary fibrosis, and that better understanding of these changes will lead to advances in secondary prevention of this disease.


Michael E. Wilson, MD

Michael E. Wilson, MD

Michael E. Wilson, MD, is a fellow in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. His research focuses on improving decision making, individualized prognostication, and the delivery of quality palliative care for patients and their families in the hospital and intensive care unit.


Questions?
Contact Aprille Russell, Director, Individual Giving, ATS Foundation at arussell@thoracic.org

Ziskind Award Past Recipients
2015 - Ann C. Long, MD, MS, and Bhakti Patel, MD
2014 - Michelle Biehl, MD

Members of the Morton Ziskind, MD, Review Committee
William Bailey, MD, Chair
Peter Chen, MD
Stephen Crane, PhD
Gerard Criner, MD
James Donohue, MD
Louis Libby, MD
Jennifer McCallister, MD
Charlie Strange, MD


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