Professor of Natural Medicine Award
Dr. Wendell D. Winters (right), Department of Microbiology, receives notice of
the Professor of Natural Medicine Award from Dr. Yu Shu Huo, faculty member of
the Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Dalian Medical
School and Affiliated Hospital. The final award will be presented to Dr. Winters
when he returns to the People's Republic of China. Dr. Huo visited the Health
Science Center to meet with Dr. Winters, who is the first U.S.
researcher-educator to hold an honorary professorship of natural medicine from
Liaoning University. The award honors Dr. Winters' outstanding research in
herbal medicines and his international service in teaching post-doctoral medical
students and visiting researchers. In one research project, Dr. Winters has
studied combinations of herbs used in Chinese traditional medicines to assess
the anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties of the herbs.