Dr. C. Robert Horsburgh, a professor of epidemiology at Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the North American Region of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease.
For more than 30 years, Dr. Horsburgh has focused much of his research on tuberculosis, nontuberculous mycobacterial infections, and opportunistic infections in AIDS. He has chaired the tuberculosis committee of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, is a past chair of both the U.S. Tuberculosis Trials Consortium and the U.S. Tuberculosis Epidemiologic Studies Consortium, and co-founded RESIST-TB, an international movement to promote and conduct research on the treatment and prevention of drug-resistant tuberculosis.
Dr. Horsburgh is also a professor of biostatistics at BUSPH and a professor of medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine, specializing in infectious diseases.
To read more about the honor, go to: http://www.bu.edu/sph/2015/03/18/bob-horsburgh-honored-with-lifetime-achievement-award/