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Professional News: May 1, 2013

Awards and Honors

Richard L. Gamelli, senior vice president and provost of the Health Sciences Division at Loyola University Chicago and a member of the UVM Board of Trustees, has been awarded the President’s Leadership Award from the American Burn Association. Dr. Gamelli is a past president of the ABA and currently serves as president of the International Society for Burn Injuries. The award recognizes truly distinguished and exceptional service to the ABA and to the profession of burn care. It is awarded on a periodic basis to acknowledge such leadership qualities as: vision, dedication, courage, and steadfastness in the service of ABA, burn-care professionals and burn-injured patients.

University of Vermont Professor of Neurological Sciences Gary Mawe was recently honored by the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders for his role in the scientific advancement in the area of chronic digestive disorders. Mawe was one of eight 2013 Research Award recipients who were recognized at the 10th International Symposium on Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders held in Milwakee, Wisc., April 12 to 14. Mawe was the awardee in the Senior Basic Investigator category. Read more.