Tomaras selected for 2016 Ruth and A. Morris Williams Faculty Research Prize

Durham, NC
(March 2016)

Tomaras selected for 2016 Ruth and A. Morris Williams Faculty Research Prize Georgia Tomaras, PhD Professor in Surgery, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, has been selevted to receive the 2016 Ruth and A. Morris Williams Faculty Research Prize.  Tomaras is being honored for her outstanding contributions in clinical science research.

The Ruth and A. Morris Williams Faculty Research Prize was established to advance research opportunities for younger faculty members and to help publicize the caliber of medical research underway at Duke. The Williams Prize recognizes groundbreaking research in basic or clinical science in alternate years. The 2016 Williams Prize will recognize outstanding contributions in clinical science research and will provide a $25,000 award to the recipient, of which $5,000 is granted as a personal prize with the remainder supporting the recipient’s research.

Dr. Tomaras will be honored at the annual Spring Faculty Meeting on May 9, 2016 at the Great Hall of the Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education.