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Laurino Wins Clinical Scientist of the Year Award

Published: November 24, 2003

Dr. Joseph P. Laurino, associate professor of chemistry, has been named Clinical Scientist of the Year for 2004 by the Association of Clinical Scientists. The annual award is presented to an individual who has made “outstanding contributions” to the field of clinical science. He will receive the award in May.


The Association of Clinical Scientists is comprised of anatomic and clinical pathologists, clinical chemists, molecular biologists, microbiologists, immunologists, and other doctoral scientists and physicians from North America. The Association is an affiliate of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a member of the Intersociety Pathology Council, and a sponsor of the American Board of Clinical Chemistry.


Laurino earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry at Georgetown University, and his doctorate in synthetic organic chemistry at the University of Virginia. He conducted postgraduate work in biochemistry and pathology at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He is chair of the departments of chemistry and physics, is an associate director of the Honors Program, and serves on the board of directors of a Florida-based biotechnology corporation.


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