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Dr. Erich K. Lang Foundation Cites Local Radiologist Dr. Erich K. Lang, head of the Department of Radiology, Shreveport School of Medi-cine, was named fourteenth recipient of an LSU Distin-guished Faculty Fellowship during ceremonies held in Baton Rouge Friday at a meeting of the LSU Founda-tion Board of Directors. LSU Foundation President Robert H. Crosby presented checks for $1,000 and com-memorative plaques to Dr. Lang and Dr. Frank J. Germano, head of the Depart-ment of Civil Engineering on the Baton Rouge campus. ALSO HONORED was Dr. Owen M. Peterson, professor of speech in Baton Rouge, who received the $1,000 Hub Cotton Award and plaque from Crosby. Dr. Lang, who earned an M. S. degree from Columbia University and his M.D. de-gree from the University of Vienna, was an associate and instructor in r a d i o 1 o g y at Johns Hopkins Hospital and University, and then a prac-ticing radiologist. Dr. Lang has served as secretary of the American College of Chest Physicians, and holds mem-bership on the A m e r i c a n board of Nuclear Medicine. DR.. LANG. HAS published 66 major scientific articles, including "The Differential Diagnosis of Renal Cysts and Tumors," and "The Preven-tion and Treatment of Compli-cations Following Arterior-graphy." He has presented more than 100 papers at professional meetings around the world, and authored "ar-teriography of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome," his fourth book. Dean Edgar Hull of the School of Medicine in Shreve-port, described Dr. Lang as possessing "boundless energy which has served to catalyze activities of our faculty and of our student body." THE DISTINGUISHED Fac-ulty Fellowships was, created in 1965 to honor members of the LSU Faculty who have distinguished themselves by their academic activities and other contributions to the University, its students and faculty. All faculty members of the LSU System are eligible for the award, and must be nominated by other faculty members. Recipients are se-lected by an eight-member faculty committee appointed by the President of the LSU System with the directors of the LSU Foundation and Alumni Federation sitting on the committee in an ex officio capacity; The awards are funded by the LSU Foundation from an unrestricted fund and from the H. B. Hub Cotton Founda-tion. The LSU Foundation is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organi-zation formed in 1960 dedicat-ed to the academic improve-ment of the LSU System through the use of private gifts.
|Title||Foundation Cites Local Radiologist|
LSU Distinguished Faculty Fellowship
Lang, Erich K.
Radiology Department (Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport)
Louisiana State University Foundation
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|Source||Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport Medical Library (http://lib.sh.lsuhsc.edu)|
|Coverage-Spatial||Shreveport (Caddo, La.)|
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