Brookhouser Awarded to Stanley Shapshay, MD
Stanley Shapshay, MD, professor of otolaryngology at Albany Medical College in Albany, NY, received this year’s Patrick E. Brookhouser Award of Excellence, for “significant scientific and service contributions to the society.” Dr. Shapshay is a past president of the Triological Society, the American Laryngological Association, and the American Broncho-Esophagological Association. He has nearly 200 scientific publications to his name, along with three books and 40 book chapters.
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“He has promoted the field of otolaryngology, contributing state-of-the art research and clinical strides in otolaryngology,” Dr. Duck said. “It must be noted that, like Pat Brookhouser, Dr. Shapshay’s service to the Triological Society has been extraordinary. … He is the embodiment of what the award is intended to recognize: excellence.”
Dr. Shapshay, in his remarks, praised Dr. Brookhouser, with whom he was close friends.
“Three words come to mind about Pat: a leader—every sense of the word, fine individual. Mentor. Excellent physician,” he said. “I’m very honored to receive this award.”
Thomas R. Collins is a freelance medical writer based in Florida.