Irvin M. Modlin, M.D., Ph.D.

Irvin M. Modlin, M.D., Ph.D., professor of surgery, was awarded the Huntarian Professorship in Surgery in September by the Royal College of Surgeons of England. This award, named for John Hunter, provides a fellowship and the delivery of the Huntarian lecture at the College. John Hunter was the original great surgical scientist and doyen of the scientific evolution of the discipline. Three years ago, Dr. Modlin was awarded the Arris and Gale Lecture by the Royal College. In the 250-year period that these lectures have been given, only six individuals have received both.