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Honoring Dr. Robert Edelman for Three Decades of Service at UMSOM

May 11, 2018

Robert Edelman, MD

Physician, investigator, scholar, leader, and mentor

Dr. Robert Edelman’s legacy will live long past his tenure at the Center for Vaccine Development and Global Health (CVD). Prior to an esteemed career in academia, he served in the military and the US public health service. Dr. Edelman’s work includes vaccines against dengue, malaria, hepatitis, enteric infections, and Lyme disease. He is an expert on bioethics of clinical trials, co-chaired the Institutional Review Board at UMSOM, and directed the Clinical Research Training and Mentoring Program. In his free time, founded the Traveler Medicine Practice, formerly the Travel Clinic.

Anyone that knows Dr. Edelman is used to his bright smile, engaging stories, and incredible breadth and depth of knowledge. He will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by all those that had the honor of working with him at the CVD.

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