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Dr. Andrew J. Morris, PhD

(Fall 2013) University of Kentucky

Congratulations Dr. Andrew J. Morris, PhD with University of Kentucky, Division of Cardiovasular Medicine who was Awarded financially from John P. Wyatt, M.D. Traveling Fellowship for guest speaker and research by Dec. 31, 2014.

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to announce the John P. Wyatt, M.D. Traveling Fellowship. An award will be made to a UK scientist for the purpose of studying and disseminating information related to environmentally-caused diseases.

This fellowship honors Dr. John P. Wyatt, M.D., who was director of the University of Kentucky Tobacco and Health Research Institute from 1974 until January 1980. Dr. Wyatt was a pathologist who received his M.D. from the University of Manitoba in 1938 and completed his medical training on a fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Before coming to UK in 1974, he was professor and head of the departments of pathology at St. Louis University where he was involved in black lung research and at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Wyatt was a pulmonary diseases researcher who published over 100 articles covering viruses and diverse lung injuries. The John P. Wyatt, M.D. Traveling Fellowship is awarded biennially.