Clinical Scientist Receives Doris Duke Award
Dr. Robert McCullumsmith was awarded the 2009 Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award. This 3 year award provides grants to junior physician-scientists to facilitate their transition to independent clinical research careers. . The Doris Duke Foundation provides grants for biomedical research to facilitate the discovery of disease processes and new treatments. Dr. McCullumsmith was nominated by UAB to compete nationally in the Psychiatry, Neurology, and Neurosurgery category, is among thirteen other recipients receiving this award across all disease categories, and is only the third clinical scientist from UAB to ever receive this award.