Physician Education: Bridging Clinical Research and Patient Care

IAS-USA Award Recipients

The International Antiviral Society–USA (IAS–USA) has awarded the IAS–USA Lifetime of Leadership Award to Charles C. J. Carpenter, MD, Director of the Lifespan/Tufts/Brown Center for AIDS Research and Professor of Medicine at Brown Medical School in Providence, Rhode Island, for his outstanding impact on the fields of global health, HIV medicine, and research.

The IAS–USA Extraordinary Leadership Award was presented to Eric Goosby, MD, in recognition of his pioneering and tireless efforts to extend the highest-quality HIV/AIDS education, prevention, and care to the global community—one patient at a time—through investment in local ownership of the collective mission. He was honored on March 7, 2012, at the IAS–USA 20th anniversary event in Seattle, WA.

John P. Phair, MD, Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, was the first recipient of the International AIDS Society–USA (IAS–USA) Lifetime Leadership Award. He was honored on April 19, 2010, at the IAS–USA annual continuing medical education course in Chicago, IL.

The IAS–USA Lifetime of Leadership Award was presented to Margaret A. Fischl, MD, on behalf of the thousands recalled to life by her vision, dedication, and perseverance, and from the men and women of science everywhere inspired by her passion and emboldened by her courage to see limitations not as barriers but as potential instruments of great and necessary change. This award recognizes Dr Fischl for her decades of exemplary service in the field of HIV research and for her unsurpassed integrity. She was honored on March 7, 2012, at the IAS–USA 20th anniversary event in Seattle, WA.

The International Antiviral Society–USA (IAS–USA) has awarded Martin S. Hirsch, MD, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, the IAS–USA Lifetime of Leadership Award for his outstanding impact on the field of HIV medicine and research. Dr Hirsch was honored on April 5, 2011, at the IAS–USA annual continuing medical education course in New York City.

The IAS–USA Extraordinary Leadership Award was presented to Victoria A. Johnson, MD, for her body of accomplishments and exemplary practices as a researcher, investigator, and educator in the crucial and protean field of antiretroviral drug resistance mutations. Dr Johnson has earned the deep esteem of her colleagues in the global campaign to contain and defeat HIV/AIDS. She was honored on March 7, 2012, at the IAS–USA 20th anniversary event in Seattle, WA.