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From the April 2000 ACP-ASIM Observer, copyright 2000 by the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine.

Chapters honor 18 internists with Laureate Awards

ACP-ASIM chapters gave 18 internists Laureate Awards this winter. The awards honor College Fellows and Masters who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in medical care, education and research and who have provided service to their communities and the College.

Awardees generally have been Fellows for 15 to 20 years and have a long history of excellence and peer approval in internal medicine.

Here is a list of the most recent award winners:

Air Force
Murphy A. Chesney, FACP

Joseph I. Matthews, FACP

Robert B. Flinn, FACP

District of Columbia
N. Thomas Connally, FACP
Gary L. Simon, FACP

Edward O. Comer, FACP
Eduardo Gaitan, FACP
C. Bryan Luikart Jr., FACP

New York Downstate
Saul J. Farber, MACP
Ernesto Jonas, FACP
Monte Malach, FACP
Robert Westlake, FACP

North Carolina
W. James Stackhouse, FACP
Barton Frank Haynes, FACP

Puerto Rico
German E. Malaret, FACP

H. Verdain Barnes, FACP
Kenneth H. Hyatt, FACP
Munsey S. Wheby, FACP

Bioterrorism resources on the Web

A new section of the College's Web site offers information on medicine's role in coping with bioterrorism.

The Bioterrorism Resource Center ( contains excerpts from journal articles about the clinical aspects of bioterrorism, as well as links to Web sites with related information. The site also contains a bibliography and a speaker's bureau.

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