CPMS Faculty Member wins National Podiatric Award

February 4, 2008 —

Dr. James Mahoney, associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor for the College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery has received the 2008 American Podiatric Medical Student Association’s Kenison Award. This award recognizes individuals who make outstanding contributions in podiatric medical education, the APMSA, and the profession as a whole.  This year, the APMSA delegates felt that those contributions were realized best through the efforts of Dr. Mahoney.  A plaque honoring his efforts will be presented to Dr. Mahoney by the executive director of the APMSA.


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