Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

GIM News
Donna L. Bishop, Editor

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August 2013

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Wishwa Kapoor, MD, Named Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine

Wishwa N. Kapoor, MD, MPH, was appointed to the faculty rank of Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine.

The recommendation for this honor was made by Dean and Senior Vice Chancellor Arthur S. Levine and Provost Patricia E. Beeson and was approved by Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg. Quoting from the faculty handbook, the chancellor noted that this appointment "constitutes the highest honor the University can accord a member of the professoriate." It honors "distinctive contributions and outstanding service to the University community,...performance excellence in the member's department or school, and national stature in his or her discipline or field."

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