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Mount Sinai Professor Honored for Work in Minority Education

Terry A. Krulwich received the American Society for Microbiology training award.

Published April 07, 2009

Terry A. Krulwich, Professor of Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry, and Program Director of the Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, was awarded the 2009 American Society for Microbiology William A. Hinton Research Training Award during the 109th General Meeting of the ASM in Philadelphia in May. The award recognizes outstanding contributions toward fostering the research training of underrepresented minorities in microbiology. It honors William A. Hinton, a physician-research scientist and one of the first African-Americans to join the American Society for Microbiology. Krulwich is credited with revolutionizing the training of underrepresented minorities at Mount Sinai. Sheserved as Dean of the Graduate School of Biological Sciences from 1981 to 2002 and established and directed the Medical ScientistTraining Program, where she personally mentored more than 100 underrepresented students.