DEAN OF THE STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY VISITS THE IMT AVH

DR. KENNETH KAUSHANSKY AND DR. LUIS MARCOS VISITED US!

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Lima, January 28, 2020. On January 24, we were pleased to receive the visit of Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky, Dean of the School of Medicine and Senior Vice President of Health Sciences at the Stony Brook University, NY, USA.

The visit was coordinated by Dr. Luis Marcos, who seeks to strengthen the links between the Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt (IMT AvH) and the Stony Brook University.

Dr. Marcos earned his medical degree at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, he completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas Health Science, Houston and his fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington in St. Louis. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at the Stony Brook University and Director of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program at Stony Brook Medicine.

Dr. Kenneth Kaushansky earned his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and completed his residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in hematology at University of Washington.

During his career, Dr. Kaushansky has been a successful professor of clinical and biomedical research. He has been awarded multiple times for his achievements. He received the "Dameshek Award” from the American Society of Hematology, awarded annually to the scientist who has provided the most seminal insight into the pathophysiology of hematological disorders; and the Outstanding Investigator Award from the American Society for Medical Research, the most prestigious award of the Society. He has also been President of the American Society of Hematology (2007-2008) and of the American Society for Clinical Research (2004-2005).

Thanks for your visit, we hope to see you soon!

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