Department of Microbiology

Awards


Congratulations to Dr. Richard Wallace who was presented the highly coveted Gardner Middlebrook Award. This award was presented at the National Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in Los Angeles, California on May 23, 2000.
Congratulations to Barbara A. Brown-Elliott who also received the Gardner Middlebrook Award at the annual Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 19, 2009.

The Gardner Middlebrook Award honors scientists who have made significant lifetime contributions in the study, diagnosis, and treatment of mycobacteria. Only a small cadre of microbiologists are chosen by their peers to receive this international award.

Dr. Wallace was chosen as the first recipient of the John W. Middleton, M.D. Lectureship in Pulmonary Medicine from the Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine and Family of John W. Middleton, M.D. at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, TX. This resulted in a special plaque, an honorarium, and a special dinner with the family of Dr. Middleton. The inaugural lecture was presented at UTMB on March 31, 2000.

Dr. Wallace was chosen as the Sir MacFarlane Burnet speaker for the 2002 International Meeting of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases held near Adelaide, South Australia..

Dr. Wallace was made a lifetime honorary member of the Australasian Society for Infectious Diseases in April 2002.

Dr. Wallace was also chosen as the Divisional Lecturer for the Mycobacteriology Division of the American Society for Microbiology at the National meeting held in Salt Lake City, Utah in May 2002.

Last Update: July 26, 2011

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