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Honorary degree for prof. Eli Y. Adashi

October 17, 2016

PUMS has awarded Prof. Eli Y. Adashi with a honoris causa doctorate degree. Dr. Adashi is a professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brown University in Providence, RI, USA, world-renowned Ob/Gyn specialist, Senior Consultant for Women’s Health in the World at US Secretary of State and a member of the Board of Directors of Physicians for Human Rights and of Population Connection. His scientific work earned him an impressive citation index of 18 155 and a Hirsch index of 77.

The award recognizes his achievements in reproductive medicine and women’s healthcare management, but also his long-standing and fruitful cooperation with our University: guest lectures, research projects, post-graduate training and student exchange.

The award ceremony also celebrated Prof. Adashis love for classical music, in particular Frederic Chopin’s music, with the talented pianist Piotr Zukowski’s performance of two of Chopin’s polonaises.

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