ROCHESTER, Minn. – Mayo Clinic recognized 16 new named professorships with a dinner and program on Sept. 14. Awarded through nomination and peer endorsement, and in honor of Mayo benefactors, this appointment is Mayo Clinic’s highest academic distinction.
The named professors are:
Jennifer Westendorf, Ph.D., a researcher in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, has received the Margaret Amini Professorship in Orthopedic Regenerative Medicine Research. She also serves as vice chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and as a professor at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in biology and biochemistry/molecular biology and orthopedics. Dr. Westendorf’s bio can be found here.
Margaret Redfield, M.D., a cardiologist in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases in Mayo Clinic’s Department of Internal Medicine, has been recognized as the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Professor in Cardiology and Critical Care. She is also the director of Mayo’s Circulatory Failure Program and co-director of the Cardiorenal Research Laboratory. Dr. Redfield’s bio can be found here.
MEDIA CONTACT: Karl Oestreich, Mayo Clinic Public Affairs, 507-284-5005, email@example.com.