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Recognition for Chugh, Marban, Metz, Sandler

Physician News

Eduardo Marbán, MD, PhD, and Sumeet Chugh, MD, have won awards from the American College of Cardiology; Richard J. Metz, MD, is being honored by the National Hemophilia Foundation; and Howard Sandler, MD, will receive an award from the Honors Program at the University of Connecticut.

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Recognition for Chugh, Marban, Metz, Sandler

Physician News

Eduardo Marbán, MD, PhD

Sumeet Chugh, MD

Marbán, Chugh Receive Cardiology Awards

Two Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute physician-researchers have been named recipients of prestigious awards from the American College of Cardiology.

Eduardo Marbán, MD, PhD, director of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute and a pioneer in developing cardiac stem cell treatments, was awarded the 2014 Distinguished Scientist Award (Basic Domain) by the 40,000-member medical society during its 63rd Annual Scientific Session on March 31.

Sumeet Chugh, MD, associate director of the Heart Institute and a leading expert on heart rhythm disorders such as sudden cardiac arrest and atrial fibrillation, will receive the Simon Dack Award for Outstanding Scholarship in recognition of his contributions to the organization's peer-reviewed medical journals.

National Hemophilia Foundation Honors Metz

Richard J. Metz, MD, will receive the Inspiration Award from the National Hemophilia Foundation on Monday, April 28, in New York City. Metz, an internist, is a longtime attending physician at Cedars-Sinai and an associate clinical professor of Medicine at UCLA. He has a private practice in Century City.

For 26 years, Metz has provided volunteers services to the foundation and to those with bleeding disorders. He has supported the foundation's efforts in fundraising, advocacy, education and research. He was a member of the foundation's board for several years and is a former board president.

The National Hemophilia Foundation is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for inheritable bleeding disorders and to preventing the complications of these disorders through education, advocacy and research.

Sandler Wins Alumni Award from UConn

Howard Sandler, MD, will receive an Honors Distinguished Alumni Award from the Honors Program at the University of Connecticut. The university will present the award May 3.

Sandler is Cedars-Sinai's chair of Radiation Oncology and the Ronald H. Bloom Family Chair in Cancer Therapeutics. He received his bachelor's of Science, medical degree and master's of Science in Physics from the University of Connecticut.