Stephen I. Katz, M.D., Ph.D., Receives ASBMR Distinguished Leadership Award
Date: September 25, 2013
ASBMR is pleased to present the ASBMR Distinguished Leadership Award to Stephen I. Katz, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), in recognition of his many years of leadership at NIH and as a supporter of bone and mineral research. Under the guidance of Dr. Katz, the Institute has directed hundreds of millions of dollars to the bone and mineral field, maintaining a consistent base of support in spite of many challenges.
Equally important, Dr. Katz has accomplished this while serving all aspects of the NIAMS mission, which includes rheumatic and skin diseases as well the broader area of musculoskeletal biology and medicine. The presentation of the award will to Dr. Katz will take place at the opening session of the ASBMR 2013 Annual Meeting in Baltimore at 8 a.m.