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Dr. Buist awarded Trudeau Medal 

Sonia Buist, MDSonia Buist, MD, Professor Emerita of Medicine, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, has been selected as the recipient of the 2010 Trudeau Medal, to be awarded in May in New Orleans, by the American Thoracic Society. Since 1926, the Trudeau Medal has been bestowed only on those with lifelong major contributions to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of lung disease. Dr. Buist was commended for the development of the American Thoracic Society's Methods in Epidemiologic, Clinical & Operations Research (MECOR) Program, which has trained almost 800 pulmonary and critical care researchers in Latin America, Turkey, Africa and India; her outstanding contributions to minimizing the burden of COPD and asthma; and, her commitment to improving global health.

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