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Endowments & Lectureships 

Endowments

Former president of the American College of Rheumatology Dr. Stephen Malawista and his wife Tobe.

Tobé and Stephen E. Malawista, MD, Endowment in Academic Rheumatology
The largest, named endowment at the Rheumatology Research Foundation established by a past president and member of the American College of Rheumatology provides a permanent source of support in basic science research career development of early career investigators.  Established in 2014 with a generous commitment from Mrs. Tobé and Dr. Stephen Malawista, who served his entire career at Yale University, this endowment ensures that physician scientists are able to continue their academic careers in vital rheumatic disease research.  Annually, the Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Council chooses an outstanding recipient of the Scientist Development Award or Investigator Award to receive the Malawista designation.


Lectureships

Paul Klemperer, MD, Memorial Lectureship

This lectureship was established in memory of Dr. Paul Klemperer to honor his significant contribution to rheumatology by developing a unifying concept of connective tissue diseases. The lectureship is presented each year at the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting and features an outstanding investigator in the field of rheumatology.
Lecturers are selected by the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting Planning Committee.


Oscar S. Gluck, MD, Memorial Lectureship

This lectureship was established in memory of Dr. Oscar Gluck to honor his significant contributions to bone research. The lectureship is presented each year at the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting and features an outstanding investigator in the area of bone and/or bone metabolism research.
Lecturers are selected by the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting Planning Committee.


Edmund L. Dubois, MD, Memorial Lectureship

This lectureship was established in memory of Dr. Edmund Dubois to honor his significant contributions to the study of lupus. The lectureship is presented each year at the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting and features an outstanding investigator in the area of lupus research.
Lecturers are selected by the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting Planning Committee.


Rheumatology Research Foundation Memorial Lectureship

This lectureship was established by the Rheumatology Research Foundation to honor a rheumatology professional who made a significant contribution to the field during his or her lifetime. Each year’s lecture will be designated in memory of a different colleague. The lectureship is presented each year at the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting and features an investigator who submitted a quality abstract.
Lecturers are selected by the ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting Planning Committee.


 

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