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MTPI Assembly Senior-level Recognition Award

2015 Awardee

Andrew H. Limper, MD

The recipient for the 2015 MTPI Senior-Level Peer Recognition Award is Andrew H. Limper, MD.  Andy completed his Pulmonary Disease Fellowship in 1989 (Mayo Clinic), and has been an MTPI Assembly member since 1987.  Among achievements and participation, Andy has served as speaker, Chair, Faciltator at numerous ATS Conference postrgraduate courses, sessions and workshops, has served on numerous Assembly committees, including Long Range Planning Committee and Program Committee, and served as Assembly Chair 2006-2008.  Andy has served on numerous ATS Committees, including Publication Policy Committee, Training Committee and Education Committee, and chaired the ATS Writing Group for Fungal Treatment & Diagnosis.  Andy has numerous achievements reflected in publications, grant support, and mentoring in the area of fungal lung infections.  Andy was the featured speaker at the MTPI Assembly Dinner Reception, providing an enlightening tour through his extensive research  with Pneumocysits, providing valuable career insights in a talk entitled "Insights from Pneumocystis pneumonia: our team's journey.

2014 Awardee

Philip HopewellThe recipient for the 2014 MTPI Senior-Level Peer Recognition Award is Philip C. Hopewell, MD.  Phil completed his Pulmonary Disease Fellowship in 1973 (UCSF), and has been an MTPI Assembly member since 1972.  Among achievements and participation, Phil has served on numerous Assembly committees, and served as Assembly Chair (MTPI was previously known as Scientific Assembly on Tuberculosis).  Phil has served on the committees to develop tuberculosis statements, has been appointed to 28 ATS committees or Task Forces, served as Chair of the World Lung Health Committee, Chair of the Task Force on International Participation, and was elected as ATS President (1996-97).  Phil has numerous achievements reflected in publications, grant support, advocacy, education, and mentoring in the area of epidemiology of Tuberculosis infections.  Phil was the featured speaker at the MTPI Assembly Dinner Reception, providing valuable career insights in a talk entitled “(Nearly) random thoughts and reflections.”