Microbiology

Perlman elected as member of Association of American Physicians

Congratulations to Dr. Stanley Perlman, Professor of Microbiology and Pediatrics, for recently being elected as a member of the Association of American Physicians. The group is a nonprofit, professional organization founded in 1885. Now the Association is composed of over 1,300 active members and approximately 600 emeritus and honorary members from the United States, Canada, and other countries. The goals of the members include the pursuit of medical knowledge, and the advancement through experimentation and discovery of basic and clinical science and their application to clinical medicine. Each year, individuals having attained excellence in achieving these goals, are recognized by nomination for membership by the Council of the Association. Their election gives them the opportunity to share their scientific discoveries and contributions with their colleagues at the annual meeting.