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Fogarty’s Glass receives Carter humanitarian award

May / June 2018 | Volume 17, Number 3

Drs Orenstein, Glass and Santosham in tuxedos stand before a sign reading National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Photo courtesy of the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

From left, NFID President Dr. Walter A. Orenstein, Fogarty Director
Dr. Roger I. Glass and Dr. Mathuram Santosham, of Johns Hopkins
University, who nominated Dr. Glass for the award.

The 2018 Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Humanitarian Award was presented to Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) on May 10. Glass was recognized for his “lasting contributions to improving children’s health worldwide, including novel scientific research for the prevention of gastroenteritis from rotaviruses and noroviruses.”

Other awardees included Vanderbilt University professor Dr. Kathryn M. Edwards, who received the Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement, and CDC principal deputy director Dr. Anne Schuchat, who was honored with the John P. Utz Leadership Award.

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