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Shotwell Award presented to Dr. Michael Osterholm at Abbott Northwestern Hospital's medical staff annual meeting
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. 01/08/2003--
The 2002 Shotwell Award, presented by the Hennepin Medical Society,
was given to Michael T. Osterholm, Ph.D., at Abbott Northwestern’s
annual Medical Staff meeting on Jan. 7. Dr. Osterholm is the director
of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the
University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health, and former state
“Dr. Osterholm has continually demonstrated his visionary efforts
of educating the public and health care community on the threat of
bioterrorism and is preeminent in the field of epidemiology
nationally,” said T. Michael Tedford, M.D., board chair of the
Hennepin Medical Society.
The Shotwell Award is presented to individuals in the state of
Minnesota who have shown dedicated service to humankind; have had
significant breakthroughs in some form of research, or who have made
a significant contribution to the field of medicine and improved the
delivery of health care in the state.
Since the award had its start at Metropolitan-Mount Sinai Medical
Center, a former Allina facility, Abbott Northwestern and its Medical
Staff will begin to host the annual award ceremony this year. The
Shotwell Award was established in 1971 in recognition of the
financial support and dedication of Mr. and Mrs. James D. Shotwell
towards Metropolitan Medical Center.
Hennepin Medical Society is the professional association for
physicians in the west metro area of the Twin Cities, representing
more than 3,000 physicians.
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