Award

Dr. Joseph Wheat is Selected as the 2015 MMSA Billy Cooper Award Winner for His Contributions in Clinical Mycology

MMSA-logoThe Medical Mycological Society of the Americas selected MiraVista Diagnostics’ President, Founder and Medical Director, Lawrence Joseph Wheat, MD, as the 2015 MMSA Billy Cooper Award winner. This prestigious award is given to individuals with continuous outstanding or meritorious contributions in the field of clinical mycology. Dr. Wheat will be honored at the MMSA Annual Meeting and Banquet during the General ASM Meeting on Monday, June 1, 2015 in New Orleans, LA.

Dr. Wheat Named MMSA Billy Cooper Award Winner for 2015

Dr. Wheat’s nomination for the MMSA Billy Cooper Award was supported by many fellow mycologists who recognize his clinical contributions to the field of mycology. His accomplishments include advancing the medical community’s understanding of the basic biology of fungal pathogenesis, expert clinical care and the development and validation of clinical laboratory tests for diverse mycoses.

Mairi Noverr, Ph.D, the President of MMSA, says in a letter to Dr. Wheat, “The assays that you developed, especially the innovative urinary Histoplasma urinary EIA, represent major advances in mycological diagnostics. Your diagnostic assays have truly been invaluable to patient care for ~20 years, which is indeed a remarkable achievement.”

 

LEARN MORE
  • vendor logo
  • vendor logo
  • vendor logo
  • vendor logo
  • vendor logo