ROCKVILLE, MD—Four distinguished members of the American Association for Anatomy (AAA) have been elected by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to the 2021 Class of AAAS Fellows. They are:
- Carol Gregorio, Ph.D., FAAA, Professor and Department Head, Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of Arizona (Section on Biological Sciences). She was awarded the R.R. Bensley Award in Cell Biology in 2004 and elected a Fellow of the AAA in 2013.
- Eduardo Rosa-Molinar, Ph.D., Director of the Microscopy Analytical Imaging Research Resource Core Laboratory (MAI) and Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Kansas (Section on Industrial Science and Technology).
- Kathy Svoboda, Ph.D., FAAA, AAA President 2005-2007 and Interim Associate Dean for Research at the Texas A&M College of Dentistry (Section on Dentistry and Oral Health Sciences). She was elected a Fellow of the AAA in 2009 and awarded the A.J. Ladman Award in 2014.
- Mark Teaford, Ph.D., FAAA, Professor and Vice Chair of Basic Sciences in the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Touro University California (Section on Anthropology). He was elected a Fellow of the AAA in 2019 and was awarded the Henry Gray Distinguished Educator Award in 2020.
"Recognition of our members by the AAAS highlights the innovative and impactful science being done in Anatomy,” says AAA President Valerie DeLeon, “We are proud of these exceptional scientists for exemplifying the vision of AAA: ‘Inspiring scientific curiosity and discovery.’”
“Being elected fellow of AAAS is a lifetime honor attributed to distinguished scientists and innovators,” adds AAA President-Elect Martine Dunnwald.
The full list of 2021 AAAS Fellows can be found here.