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Two Alumni, The Class of '56, and Dean Wilson Honored
at 131st Recognition Luncheon

Mathew H. M. Lee, ’56, received the 2006 Honor Award & Gold Key. The award was established in 1948 for outstanding contributions to medicine and distinguished service to mankind. Lee is professor of rehabilitation medicine at New York University and medical director of the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine. He is recognized as one of the leading authorities on addressing the total rehabilitation needs of the chronic, long-term disabled patient.

Donald E. Wilson, MD, MACP, Maryland’s retiring dean, was also honored this year. The MAA conferred honorary membership upon the Tufts Medical School graduate with unanimous and enthusiastic vote.
MAA president Charles F. Hobelmann Jr., ’71, presents the Gold Key award to Mathew H.M. Lee, ’56.
MAA president Charles F. Hobelmann Jr., ’71, presents the Gold Key award to Mathew H.M. Lee, ’56.
Class of 2006 Student Advisory Committee members Mark Schneyer, Mara Evidente, and Michael Weisburger were recognized for their work promoting the MAA.
Class of 2006 Student Advisory Committee members Mark Schneyer, Mara Evidente, and Michael Weisburger were recognized for their work promoting the MAA.
Otha Myles, 98, was elected secretary of the MAA Board of Directors after completing his three-year term as a director.
Otha Myles, ’98, was elected secretary of the MAA Board of Directors after completing his three-year term as a director.


2006 Distinguished Service Award
Mark M. Applfeld, ’69, receiving his award.
Mark M. Applfeld, ’69, receiving his award.

Cardiologist Mark M. Applefeld, ’69, was recipient of the 2006 Distinguished Service Award, offered since 1986 for outstanding service to the Medical Alumni Association and medical school. Applefeld is a class captain for 1969 who served as board member and treasurer for the alumni association for 11 years. In addition, for nearly two decades he has served as president of the Trustees of the Endowment Fund of the University of Maryland, Inc., an independent corporation overseeing management of nearly $40 million in endowment for the medical school.

 

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