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Lester Breslow meets with Breslow Scholars, receives top medical alumni award

Students, alumni, and faculty jumped at the chance to visit with public health pioneers and philanthropists Dr. Lester and Devra Breslow during their recent visit to the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Breslow made the trip from Los Angeles to receive the Harold S. Diehl Award, a lifetime achievement award granted by the University of Minnesota Medical Alumni Society. He earned five degrees from the University and served as a prominent member of the faculty of the UCLA School of Public Health, holding the position of dean for eight years.

In addition to a dinner celebration attended by medical and public health alumni and faculty, Breslow Scholars visited with the Breslows during a lunch celebration in their honor.

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