Dong Moon Shin, MD
Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. This year, 391 members have been awarded this honor by AAAS for their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.
New Fellows will be presented with an official certificate and a gold and blue (representing science and engineering, respectively) rosette pin on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at the AAAS Fellows Forum during the 2017 AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston.
As part of the Section on Medical Sciences, Dr. Shin was elected as an AAAS Fellow for his distinguished contributions in the field of carcinogenesis, molecular-driven preclinical and clinical chemoprevention and therapeutics for cancers, and anticancer drug development by nanotechnology.
Dr. Shin, a Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Scholar, is a graduate of Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, Korea. He completed his residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago and his fellowship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. ■