Thursday, April 1, 2010
David Oshinsky, Distinguished Teaching Professor of History, has been awarded the Cartwright Prize from Columbia University Medical Center for his book “Polio: An American Story” (Oxford University Press, 2005).
He will also present the annual Cartwright Lecture next month.
The lecture series provides a forum for leading scientists and scholars to review important medical research. Previous speakers and prize recipients have included nine Nobel laureates, top officials from the National Academy of Sciences and the National Institutes of Health and a United States…