Dr. Henry Strobel, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology and associate dean for faculty affairs, has been named the 2008 recipient of the TIAA-CREF Distinguished Medical Educator Award. Strobel is the third faculty member of the Medical School to earn this honor.
The award, founded by TIAA-CREF and supported by the John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science, is given annually to honor teaching physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals for their outstanding work, significant contributions, and exceptional influence in the field of medical education. The award carries a $10,000 honorarium for the recipient and 20 scholarships to The Health Museum’s mini medical camp donated in the recipient’s name. TIAA-CREF is a national financial services group and the leading provider of retirement services in the academic, medical, and research fields.