Michigan Medicine Headlines reported that John M. Carethers, MD, MACP, has been awarded the Harriet P. Dustan Award for Outstanding Work in Science as Related to Medicine by the American College of Physicians (ACP), a national organization of internists.
Established by ACP’s board of regents in 1958, this award recognizes outstanding work in science (non-clinical or clinical, biochemical, biological, physical or social) as related to medicine. The award was renamed in 2017 after Dustan, who was a recipient of Mastership, and recipient of the Phillips Award.
Dr. Carethers is the C. Richard Boland Distinguished University Professor and John G. Searle Professor and chair of the Department of Internal Medicine at Michigan Medicine. He also serves as a professor in the U-M Department of Human Genetics. He has been a Taubman Scholar since 2014.
His research focus is on colorectal cancer, particularly familial colon cancer syndromes. He is a recipient of Mastership in the American College of Physicians, which recognizes outstanding and extraordinary career accomplishments and notable contributions to medicine.