Hospital for Special Surgery's Boskey named AAAS fellow
Dr. Adele Boskey was recognized for her efforts to advance science, or applications of science that are deemed scientifically or socially extraordinary
New York, NY, October 28, 2004 – Dr. Adele Boskey, Starr Chair in Mineralized Tissue Research and Director of the Musculoskeletal Integrity Program and the Mineralized Tissue Laboratory at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has been awarded the distinction of Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS.) One of 308 members to receive this honor, Dr. Boskey was recognized by her peers for her efforts to advance science, or applications of science that are deemed scientifically or socially extraordinary.
As part of the section on Dentistry and Oral Health Sciences, Dr. Boskey was elected for her "distinguished contributions to the field of biological calcification and to understanding the roles of extracellular matrix proteins and phospholipids in mineralized tissues."
New Fellows will be presented with an official certificate and a gold and blue rosette pin which represents science and engineering, respectively at the Fellows Forum of the 2005 AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on Saturday, February 19. The tradition of AAAS Fellows began in 1874.
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