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Thomas to receive Distinguished Alumni Award (4/16/97)

John A. Thomas, PhD, vice president for academic services at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, will be honored in May with the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Iowa Alumni Association. He is one of 12 Iowa alumni and friends to receive the 1997 award.

Dr. Thomas, who completed his master's and doctoral degrees at Iowa, will be recognized for his achievements as a research scientist and administrator. His research spans the areas of endocrinology, cancer, pharmacology and toxicology.

Previously, Dr. Thomas received the distinguished alumnus award from his undergraduate alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.

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