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Robert Bache to receive 2017 Diehl Award

Robert BacheDr. Robert Bache, recently honored for his 41 years of service to the University of Minnesota, will receive the 2017 Harold S. Diehl Award. This prestigious lifetime award was established in 1962 and is granted to individuals who have made outstanding professional contributions to the Medical School, the University, and the community.

To be nominated for the Diehl award, one should have graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School, made outstanding contributions to the University of Minnesota Medical School, the University, alumni, and the community, and have significant experience in the field of medical service or a related field. Nominees should not be currently employed in an academic capacity.

Dr. Bache will receive the award at a banquet on October 12 at the McNamara Alumni Center.

Jop van Berlo Awarded King Assistant Professorship

Jop van BerloJop van Berlo, M.D., Ph.D has been awarded the Lois and Richard King Assistant Professorship in the Department of Medicine. This position is awarded based on scholarly inquiry and academic success in basic science research. It has been established to honor and recognize the achievements of Lois and Richard King, M.D., and to attract and retain an outstanding faculty member at the level of assistant professor in the tenure-track or research track (*pre-tenure) within the Department of Medicine, doing basic science research. The award is $50,000/year until the holder is promoted to associate professor.

Clinical Excellence Award for Thenappan Thenappan, M.D.

Dr. Thenappan ThenappanThenappan Thenappan, M.D. is awarded one of four Department of Medicine Clinical Excellence Awards

Thenappan Thenappan, M.D. is one of four award winners of the Department of Medicine's "Clinical Excellence Award" for 2016. Thenappan was honored at the Fall Faculty Recognition Reception on Thursday, October 27 in the Campus Club. We congratulate Thenappan on this very prestigious award which marks him as one of the very best physicians in our very large and diverse Department of Medicine. 

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