Dr. Rotimi Elected to National Academy of Medicine

News January 28, 2019

On October 15, 2018, the National Academy of Medicine elected Dr. Charles Rotimi, CRGGH Director, as one of its new members.

Groundbreaking Research

Election to the Academy is one of the highest honors in health and medicine and recognizes both achievement in the field and dedication to service of the recipients. The achievements warranting Dr. Rotimi's inclusion in this esteemed organization were described as follows:

For groundbreaking research in African and African ancestry populations, providing new insights into the genetic and environmental contributors to a variety of important clinical conditions, as well as health disparities locally and globally.

Congratulations to Dr. Rotimi for this outstanding honor!