The American College of Epidemiology is an organization of epidemiologists that serves the interests of the profession and its members through advocating for issues pertinent to epidemiology, a credential-based admission and promotion process, sponsorship of scientific meetings, publications and educational activities, and recognizing outstanding contributions to the field.
Member Highlight - December 2013
Every year at the American College of Epidemiology Annual Meeting, one distinguished epidemiologist is selected to receive the Abraham Lilienfeld award. This year, Dr. Michael B. Bracken received this illustrious award. When he found out that he was receiving the award, he said that, “after overcoming the first reaction, that there must be some mistake, I was delighted. The list of former honorees includes many of my own heroes, people who really changed epidemiology from being a somewhat peripheral discipline to the influential force it is today.”
Dr. Bracken is the Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Science and Neurology at Yale University and a Fellow of ACE. “I was in the first pool of ACE Fellows certified in 1981. (read more)