Rochelle Hirschhorn, MD recipient of the 2013 Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award from the American Society of Human Genetics

The Division of Rheumatology & the Clinical & Translational Science Institute are pleased to announce that Drs. Rochelle & Kurt Hirschhorn recipients of the prestigious 2013 Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award from the American Society of Human Genetics award recognizes individuals whose professional activities have fostered and enriched the development of human genetics as a discipline, and who have exemplified leadership and vision in the field.  Dr. Hirschhorn completed her rheumatology fellowship and postdoctoral training with Dr. Gerald Weissmann before setting up her own research endeavor, and for 24 years was Chief of the Division of Medical Genetics.