Medical Student Awards
Vanderbilt Scholars in Diabetes
2017 David N. Orth Recipient – Julia M. Hudnut-Beumler
This award is presented by the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism, and the Endocrine Society, the largest professional association devoted to all aspects of endocrinology, to a graduating medical student who has demonstrated outstanding performance in clinical or research endocrinology.
The award honors Dr. David N. Orth» for his contributions to and leadership in endocrinology. He served as director of Vanderbilt’s Endocrinology division and as President of the Endocrine Society.
2017 Oscar B. Crofford Recipient – Kristie I. Aamodt
The Oscar Crofford Award is presented by the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism and the Vanderbilt Diabetes Center to the graduating medical student who has performed outstanding research in the area of diabetes.
This award honors Dr. Oscar B. Crofford» for his contributions to diabetes research at Vanderbilt and throughout the world. He served as director of Vanderbilt’s Diabetes division and as President of the American Diabetes Association.