Thomas G. Deloughery, M.D., F.A.C.P., Professor, Department of Medicine, was recently honored by the Wilderness Medical Society with its research award. A member of the WMS Board of Directors, and head of its research committee for the past five years, Dr. Deloughery’s award recognizes his accomplishment and professional commitment to wilderness research.
“I am very touched and honored to be recognized by the Wilderness Medical Society,” says Dr. Deloughery. “Their work is so important to educate those who face wilderness medicine issues, or who simply love adventure and being outdoors. This award also demonstrates the Society’s strong commitment to supporting and furthering wilderness medicine research.”
Below is a photo of Dr. Deloughery from the awards ceremony in Snowmass, Colorado. The scarf he’s wearing is a Tibetan Khata, a sign of good luck bestowed upon people at all sorts of occasions. A Sherpa at the WMS ceremony gave all the award winners a khata along with a Tibetan blessing.