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MAY 23 , 2008
  Brian Strom Receives John Phillips Memorial Award
   
   

PHILADELPHIA –Brian L. Strom, M.D., M.P.H., Vice Dean for Institutional Affairs, School of Medicine, and Senior Advisor to the Provost for Global Health, is the 2008 recipient of the John Phillips Memorial Award for Outstanding Work in Clinical Medicine. This award is given by the American College of Physicians (ACP) and is one of the highest awards in field of internal medicine. Dr. Strom is also the Director of the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

Brian L. Strom, M.D., M.P.H

The John Phillips Memorial Award was established by the ACP Board of Regents on October 27, 1929.  The award honors Dr. Philips, a Governor and Regent of the College, who died in a fire at the Cleveland Clinic. This award is bestowed for outstanding work in clinical medicine, which includes all phases of clinical research or practice of medicine. For more information visit, http://www.acponline.org.

“It is a true honor to join the list of Phillips Award winners,” said Strom. Previous Penn Philips Award recipients include Arthur Rubenstein, Executive Vice President of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System and Dean of the School of Medicine, and former School of Medicine Dean William Kelley.

Dr. Strom received the award at the ACP Annual meeting scheduled this month in Washington, D.C.

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