Drs. Ahmed Akhter and Kerri Austin Win 2017 David Wissler Memorial Research Award

Ahmed Akhter, MD (pictured at far right), fellow, and Kerri Austin, MD (pictured at near right), fellow, both of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, each received the 2017 David Wissler Memorial Award for clinical study in gastroenterology. 

The award was presented during the annual David Wissler Memorial Research Competition on April 25, 2017.

The annual research competition is open to all postgraduate trainees in internal medicine who are participating in clinical research mentored by faculty members in the Division of Gastroenterology and Heptatology. Each participant presents a 10-minute oral talk about their unpublished research.