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Hebrew SeniorLife's Dr. Marian Hannan Recieves Excellence in Investigative Mentoring Award

BOSTON – November 23, 2016 – The American College of Rheumatology has recently chosen Marian T. Hannan D.Sc., M.P.H. of Hebrew SeniorLife’s Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research as this year’s recipient of the Excellence in Investigative Mentoring Award.

The Excellence in Investigative Mentoring Award recognizes the importance of the mentor/mentee relationship. A dedicated mentor can significantly influence the successful development and career of a mentee. This award honors an active ACR or ARHP member for their contributions to the rheumatology profession through outstanding and ongoing mentoring.

Dr. Marian T. Hannan is Co-Director of the Musculoskeletal Research Center and Senior Scientist at the Marcus Institute at Hebrew SeniorLife, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Associate Professor of Public Health at Harvard School of Public Health.

Dr. Hannan is currently conducting research on risk factors for foot disorders, arthritis, hip fractures and osteoporosis. In addition to her research, Dr. Hannan teaches Clinical Epidemiology to first-year HMS students and epidemiology courses at Harvard School of Public Health. Her mentoring of youth investigators includes many scientists in the Boston area as well as scientists across the U.S. through national venues.

Funding support for the Excellence in Investigative Mentoring Award is provided by the Rheumatology Research Foundation.