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Medical School honors distinguished alumnus (5/21/97)

Dr. Clyde Helms, a pioneering radiologist from the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., will receive the 1997 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Medical Alumni Association of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Dr. Helms, professor of radiology at the Duke Medical Center, received his MD from the Health Science Center's Medical School in 1972. He completed a residency and fellowship at The University of California, San Francisco and is a former UCSF professor of radiology. He will be honored during a reception May 23 in San Antonio.

Currently associate editor of *Skeletal Radiology*, Dr. Helms is a sought-after lecturer throughout the country and abroad. He serves on the editorial review boards of the *Journal of Orthodontics, Radiology*, the *Journal of Computer-Assisted Tomography*, the *American Journal of Radiology*, and *Arthritis and Rheumatism*, and is associate editor of *Spine.*

A former Air Force lieutenant colonel, Dr. Helms is a recipient of several grants and a participant in many research projects, including the use of MRI in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), the role of the nervous system in inflammatory arthritis, and the skeletal applications of MRI.

Contact: Will Sansom (210) 567-2570