Epidemiology Student Wins Top Prize at COM Celebration of Research

WegmanMartin Wegman, an Epidemiology PhD/MD student, was selected as the 2016 Medical Student Research Program top prize winner for his outstanding presentation and content of his poster at the College of Medicine (COM) Celebration of Research. His poster entitled “Difference in drug relapse rates between alternative rehabilitation programs in Malaysia” was awarded the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha prize and will be recognized at a reception for all award recipients in mid-March.  Martin worked on this poster with his mentor Dr. Frederick Altice, a faculty member at Yale University. At the COM Celebration of Research poster session and reception on Monday, February 22, 2016, 465 posters were presented, and a committee of 22 judges selected the most outstanding posters based on the overall presentation, the data content and the student’s knowledge of the data. Congratulations, Martin!