AAA announces 2014 award winners in the field of anatomy Presenting awards for Scientific.

AAA announces 2014 award winners in the field of anatomy Presenting awards for Scientific, Education, and Leadership Contributions to the line of business of anatomy The American Association of Anatomists is usually honored to announce its 2014 award winners. All awards will be presented through the Closing Awards Ceremony being held at the NORTH PARK Marriott Hotel on Tuesday, 29th at 7:30 p April .m. During AAA's 2014 Annual Meeting in Experimental Biology . The 2014 award winners are: Henry Gray/Elsevier Distinguished Educator Medal: Jeffrey Laitman, PhD, of the Icahn College of Medication at Mount Sinai, Past-President of the American Association of Anatomists, will receive AAA's highest education medal, presented by Elsevier, publisher of Gray's Anatomy for College students, for his distinguished work in human anatomy education.

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