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American Thoracic Society to honor Schwartz

David Schwartz, MD

AURORA - David Schwartz, MD, chair of the Department of Medicine in the School of Medicine, will be receiving the American Thoracic Society’s Amberson Lecture award on May 19, at the American Thoracic Society International Conference in Philadelphia.

This award is given annually to an individual with a career of major lifetime contributions to clinical or basic pulmonary research and/or clinical practice. The lecture is given in honor of James Burns Amberson, MD, an international authority on chest disease and tuberculosis. Interestingly, the award was first presented to James J. Waring, MD, in 1956.