University of South Alabama, Office of Public Relations
 
November 10, 2010
Contact: Jennifer Z. Ekman, USA Public Relations, (251) 460-6360
 

USA Researcher Wins First Mayer Mitchell Research Award
Dr. Lalita Shevde-Samant Known for Her Research in
Breast Cancer, Melanoma

 
Mrs. Mitchell, right, presents the award to Dr. Shevde-Samant
Mrs. Mitchell, right, presents the award to Dr. Shevde-Samant
 
 

University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute Assistant Professor of Oncologic Sciences Dr. Lalita Shevde-Samant recently received the first Mayer Mitchell Annual Award for Excellence in Cancer Research at a reception at the MCI in Midtown Mobile.

Arlene Mitchell, USA trustee and philanthropist, established the award in memory of her late husband Mayer, a Mobile businessman, philanthropist and longtime USA trustee.

The unrestricted award can be used for any research purpose, other than salary enhancement.

Dr. Shevde-Samant is an internationally known researcher in the area of breast cancer and melanoma.

In the photo, Mrs. Mitchell, right, presents the award to Dr. Shevde-Samant.

 
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