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Dr. Antonio Gotto, provost for medical affairs and dean emeritus, has been elected president of the National Lipid Association. The association’s mission is to enhance the practice of lipid management in clinical medicine. Dr. Gotto began his term May 19, 2019.
Dr. Sandip Kapur, the Jeanette and Jeffrey Lasdon Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Programs and professor of surgery (transplantation), was elected as a fellow of the American Surgical Association. The induction took place during the association’s 138th annual meeting in Phoenix, Ariz. in April.
Dr. Scott Tagawa, the Richard A. Stratton Associate Professor in Hematology and Oncology, and associate professor of clinical medicine and of clinical urology, was elected a fellow in the American College of Physicians (ACP). The ACP is a national organization of internists, the largest medical-specialty organization, and second-largest physician group in the United States. Members of the ACP include internists, internal medicine subspecialists, medical students, residents and fellows.