Dr. Martin Weinstock, professor of dermatology and epidemiology in the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, has won the Lila and Murray Gruber Cancer Research Award, the highest scientific honor of the American Academy of Dermatology. On March 3, 2013, Weinstock, who practices at the Providence VA Medical Center, gave a plenary talk at the AAD’s annual meeting in Miami Beach: “Public Health Science will cut Melanoma Deaths in Half." Weinstock is the first epidemiologist to win the award in its 41-year history.

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