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American Diabetes Association presents Dr. Edward Boyko the 2013 Kelly M. West Award

Posted on February 1st, 2013

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Dr. Edward Boyko, professor of medicine (General Internal Medicine), epidemiology and health services, has been selected as the recipient of the 2013 Kelly M. West Award from the American Diabetes Association. The award was established in 1986 in memory of Kelly M. West, who is widely regarded as the “father of diabetes epidemiology,” and is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of diabetes epidemiology. Dr. Boyko received his medical degree in 1979 from the University of Pittsburgh and his MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Washington in 1984. He joined the UW faculty as an assistant professor in 1989. Dr. Boyko is the second winner of this award from the University of Washington; Dr. Wilfred Fujimoto received the award in 1999.