Hultgren elected to National Academy of Medicine

Microbiologist Scott J. Hultgren, PhD, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, a part of the National Academy of Sciences. Membership in the organization is one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine in the United States.

Hultgren is the Helen L. Stoever Professor of Molecular Microbiology and director of the Center for Women’s Infectious Disease Research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

He is among 70 regular members and 10 international members whose election to the National Academy of Medicine was announced Monday, Oct. 16. Current members of the organization elect new members based on their contributions advancing public health, health care and medical science. All members volunteer time to serve on committees examining a broad range of health-policy issues.

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