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Distinguished Service Award to Robert Lyons

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2009 - Spring


At the alumni meeting, Robert W. Lyons, M.D. ’64, the chief of infectious disease at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, Conn., received the Distinguished Alumni Service Award in recognition of his service to his profession, patients, family, and community. Lyons told the audience of fellow alums that “as Dean Alpern said, Yale is not a school, it is a religion, and I was an early convert.”