Michael Pinsky, MD, Becomes Fellow of APS

Vice Chair Emeritus Michael Pinsky, MD, has been elevated to the rank of APS Fellow by the American Physiological Society, effective June 4, 2019. The fellowship is an honor bestowed on senior scientists who have “demonstrated excellence in science, have made significant contributions to the physiological sciences and served the society.”

Dr. Pinsky has been a society member since 1984. During his professional career, he has edited 27 medical textbooks, authored over 350 peer-reviewed publications and over 250 chapters and supported over 400 abstract presentations. He is the editor-in-chief of Medscape’s critical care medicine section.

He is also a member of a Pitt/CMU team awarded $7.2 million from the US Department of Defense to create an autonomous trauma care system that fits in a backpack and will be used to treat and stabilize soldiers injured in the field.

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