R. Alta Charo Earns for Institute of Medicine Award for Service
R. Alta Charo has been honored for her outstanding service to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
Charo received the Adam Yarmolinsky Medal, an award given to a non-physician member who has made extensive contributions to IOM, through service on its boards, committees and forums.
“I was completely surprised, and thrilled,” Charo says. “Service on IOM and other National Academies boards and committees has been one of the highlights of my professional life.”
Charo is the Warren P. Knowles Professor of Law and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she is on the faculty of the Law School and the Department of Medical History and Bioethics at the School of Medicine and Public Health.
Date Published: 10/31/2013