Evelynn Hammonds Elected to National Academy of Medicine Membership

October 15, 2018
Evelynn Hammonds
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced the election of Professor Evelynn Hammonds to its regular membership during its annual meeting. Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. Evelynn was acknowledged "For being one of the nation’s most influential historians investigating the relationship of race, science, and medicine, and her work in clarifying the use of the concept of race as it relates to important health disparities."