The American Gastroenterological Association recognized 19 gastroenterologists through its annual AGA Recognition Prizes. The honorees will receive their awards virtually in May.
Here are the award winners:
1. Michael Camilleri, MD, received the Julius Friedenwald Medal, AGA’s highest honor. Dr. Camilleri received the honor for his lifelong commitment to gastroenterology. Throughout his career, Dr. Camilleri has made several contributions to understanding the gut and served in several leadership roles for AGA.
2. Byron Cryer, MD, and Sandra Quezada, MD, received the organization’s Distinguished Service Award in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.