News : 2017 : January

Bill  Balistreri, M.D. (left) former President of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, Eugene Schiff, M.D. (middle) and Bruce Bacon M.D. (right)

Alumni Establish Hepatology Fund to Honor Schiff

The prestigious American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases honored Dr. Eugene Schiff with its Distinguished Service Award. Schiff was recognized for his contributions to the field of hepatobiliary disease and to the community of hepatology researchers. Stuart Gordon, M.D. said, “We decided to honor Dr. Schiff by creating the University of Miami Hepatology Fellows’ Research Fund to provide financial support to the Hepatology Fellowship Program and the needs of its participants. This endowed fund supports activities that range from research assistance for current fellows to financial stipends.”

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