Dr. Clinton White, director of the infectious disease division in the department of internal medicine at UTMB, received the Ben Kean Medal from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene for his work in promoting global health. Ahmar Hashmi, a medical student at UTMB, is one of 20 students from 12 medical schools throughout the country to be named a 2013 Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellow in Tropical Medicine. Dr. Nicola Abate, professor of internal medicine and chief of the division of endocrinology at UTMB, has been appointed as a member of the National Institutes of Health’s clinical and integrative diabetes and obesity study section in its Center for Scientific Review.