Michelle Stein wins the Best Dissertation Award within the BSD

Michelle Stein won the Best Dissertation award within the BSD for the 2017-2018 academic year. Her thesis focused on studying the disparity in asthma rates between two US founder populations with similar genetic ancestries and lifestyles: the Hutterites of South Dakota and the Amish of Indiana. Her work was published in the New England Journal of Medicine and was selected by the Clinical Research Forum for the Herbert Pardes Clinical Research Excellence Award and the Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award for outstanding accomplishments in clinincal research.