Joshua A. Copel, M.D., professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences and pediatrics, was awarded the Dru Carlson Award for Research in Ultrasound and Genetics in February at the 27th annual meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM). The award was established in memory of Dru Carlson, M.D., an SMFM member known for her expertise in ultrasound and genetics research who died in 2003. Copel, also vice chair and director of Obstetric-Gynecological Ultrasound at Yale, is an authority on high-risk pregnancies, prenatal diagnosis, fetal surgery, amniocentesis and first trimester screening and chorionic villus sampling.