Shaberg Receives Laureate Award

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Dr. Dennis Schaberg recently received the Laureate Award from the American College of Physicians.

Dennis Schaberg, MD, FACP, chairman of the department of medicine in the UT College of Medicine, recently received the Laureate Award from the American College of Physicians (ACP). The Laureate Award honors Fellows or Masters of ACP who have demonstrated an abiding commitment to excellence in medical care, education, research and service to their community, their chapter, and the ACP.

“Nominees are chosen based on long-standing acknowledged excellence and peer approval,” said Henry G. Herrod, dean of the UT College of Medicine. “We are very proud of Dr. Schaberg’s recognition and the prestige it brings to our campus.”

A native of Missouri, Dr. Schaberg earned his AB and MD degrees from the University of Missouri, Columbia. He completed internship and residency training in internal medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle, followed by additional training in preventive medicine with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. He then returned to Seattle, where he served as chief medical resident and senior fellow in infectious diseases, before getting his first academic appointment at the University of Michigan.

He joined the UTHSC department of medicine as professor and chairman in 1993.

Dr. Schaberg is a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He is an active member of such organizations as the American Federation for Clinical Research, the American Society for Microbiology, the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the American Clinical and Climatological Association, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and the American Board of Family Practice, Inc. He also served on the American Board of Internal Medicine.