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Student under Dr. Abel’s mentorship wins Shapiro research award

Joel Prince, a second-year medical student in the School of Medicine and Public Health, is one of three recipients of a 2015 Herman and Gwendolyn Shapiro Excellence in Student Research Award. This award is given to second-year students whose research accomplishments during the first two years of medical school are outstanding.

Joel’s mentor is E. Jason Abel, MD, assistant professor of urology. Their research involved identifying patient and tumor characteristics that predict which patients will have non-diagnostic findings from renal mass biopsy.

Joel will be recognized at the UW SMPH Honors and Awards ceremony on May 14.


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