Park Slope Resident Laura Robbins Receives Honor

Laura Robbins, DSW, resident of Park Slope, received the highest honor from the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals, the ARHP Lifetime Achievement Award.

Laura Robbins, DSW

Hospital for Special Surgery

Robbins is senior vice president of education and academic affairs at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, where she is also associate scientist.

The ARHP is a division of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) which held its 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago on November 5th, during which the award to Ms. Robbins

was presented.

Significant Lifetime Contribution

The lifetime achievement award is bestowed on a former or current member of ARHP whose work has shown a remarkable and powerful contribution to rheumatology and related fields and professions.

“Dr. Robbins is an amazing volunteer. She has provided her expertise to both the ARHP and the Arthritis Foundation” commented Linda Ehrlich-Jones, the president of the ARHP.

“In 2010, Dr. Robbins was extremely helpful to me during my year as ARHP President. Dr. Robbins is a well-known qualitative researcher who works with underserved populations. She sees the big picture and is a forward-thinking administrator. This year, Dr. Robbins’ will receive the ARHP Lifetime Achievement Award, which is well deserved.”


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