On May 4, the 2020 American Academy of Microbiology announced awards for research, education, and leadership. Among those receiving awards was Carey-Ann Burnham, PhD, from the Division of Laboratory and Genomic Medicine.
“For Dr. Burnham to receive the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Award for Research and Leadership in Clinical Microbiology is a tremendous honor. This award is normally given to individuals who are very advanced in their careers,” said Ann Gronoswki, PhD, Professor, Pathology & Immunology and Obstetrics & Gynecology. “Dr. Burnham is receiving this award relatively early, which a tribute to Dr. Burnham’s hard work and dedication. Anyone that knows her, recognizes that she is an exceptional leader, great teacher, and superb research collaborator. She is a huge asset to our department.”
The American Academy of Microbiology is the honorific leadership group within the ASM, the world’s oldest and largest life science organization. The mission of the Academy is to recognize scientists for outstanding contributions to microbiology and provide microbiological expertise in the service of science and the public.