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Ochsner Names 2019 Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Disease Honorees

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For 34 years, Ochsner Health System has annually recognized scientists who have made major contributions regarding the relationship between smoking and disease along with the development of innovative treatment modalities.

For 34 years, Ochsner Health System has annually recognized scientists who have made major contributions regarding the relationship between smoking and disease along with the development of innovative treatment modalities. The 2019 Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Disease Award has been bestowed to:

Paul M. Cinciripini, PhD (Professor, Department of Behavioral Science and Director, Tobacco Treatment Program at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas)

Edwin K. Silverman, MD, PhD (Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Physician, Department of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts)Each honoree will receive a $7500 honorarium, an award medallion, and a plaque describing key research findings.

Learn more about the honorees' research.

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