Mission magazine banner
Top HIV/AIDS researcher awarded endowed chair


January 2006

World-renowned physician-scientist Sunil K. Ahuja, M.D., was honored as the Health Science Centerís 2005 Presidentís Council Chair for Excellence in Medical Research. Dr. Ahuja is professor of medicine (infectious diseases), microbiology and immunology and director of the Veterans Administration Center for HIV/AIDS Research.

Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D, Health Science Center president, presented the award in November during the annual Presidentís Council luncheon, which emphasized the importance of endowments and honored the donors who make them possible.

"Dr. Ahuja is changing the way the scientific world looks at infectious diseases, particularly HIV and the AIDS epidemic," Dr. Cigarroa said. "Because of the generosity of the Presidentís Council and our wonderful donors, I am proud to award Dr. Ahuja with this $500,000 endowed chair. He is one of the Health Science Centerís most distinguished physicians."

Share:

More stories:

Read current stories



Home

Subscribe

Previous Issues

Current Issue (PDF)

Flipbook

Email us

HSC News

Make a Gift

University Home

UT Health Science Center
7703 Floyd Curl Dr.
San Antonio, Texas
78229-3900

© 2002 - 2014 UTHSCSA
Office of Communications
All rights reserved.

Links provided from UTHSCSA pages to other websites do not constitute or imply an endorsement of those sites, their content, or products and services associated with those sites.

Updated 12/11/14