MGH Hotline 12.17.10 In General Awards and Honors
In General 12.17.10
Jesse B. Jupiter, MD, of the Department of Orthopædics, was chosen an honorary member of the Royal College of Orthopædic Surgeons in Thailand.
Tatsuo Kawai, MD, PhD, of the Transplant Center, received the International Transplantation Society-Roche New Key Opinion Leader Award for the highest scoring abstract from the New Key Opinion Leader Group. The award was presented to Kawai at the 23rd International Congress of the Transplantation Society in Vancouver, Canada.
William U. Shipley, MD, a member of the MGH Radiation Oncology Department and Andreas Soriano Professor of Radiation Oncology at HMS, was presented with the 2010 Jack Colbert Memorial Award from the Massachusetts Prostate Cancer Coalition on Nov. 17 in Cambridge. The award recognizes Shipley, who has provided care for men with genitourinary cancers at the MGH for more than 35 years, for significantly advancing the fight against prostate cancer.