Winner of 2018 DeJong Prize

Dr. Elizabeth “Libby” Abbas was selected as the 2018 recipient of the “Dr. Russell DeJong Excellence in Scholarship” award at MDFMR’s Scholarly Activity Symposium. Dr. Abbas’s presentation, IVIg vs Steroid in the Treatment of Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis, described a patient case which had been presented as a poster at the Maine Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine meeting in Portland two years earlier. In addition to having her name engraved on commemorative plaques that hang in the MDFP and FMI halls, Dr. Abbas received a gift certificate to LLBean. Congratulations!