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October 11, 2023

Three UW faculty members elected to National Academy of Medicine

Three professors at the University of Washington have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine in recognition of excellence in the fields of health and medicine, along with a commitment to volunteer service. Election to the Academy is considered one of the most prestigious honors in health and medicine.

Dr. Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, a professor of epidemiology and of pediatrics; Dr. Tumaini Rucker Coker, a professor of pediatrics; and Hongkui Zeng, an affiliate professor of biochemistry, were among the 100 new members announced Oct. 9.

This is a tremendous and well-deserved honor for each of these valued members of the UW community,” UW Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Tricia Serio said. “All three are all visionary leaders in their vital fields, and their commitment to creating a better world through their work exemplifies the impact we strive for at the University of Washington.”

Read the full article in UW NEWS.