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David A. Bennahum, M.D., professor emeritus of Internal Medicine and Scholar in Residence at the UNM Health Sciences Center Institute for Ethics, will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree by the SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s College of Medicine, School of Graduate Studies, and School of Public Health.

“We are delighted that Dr. Bennahum’s dedication and contributions to medicine, medical ethics, and community health are being in honored in this way,” said Anne Simpson, M.D., director of the UNM HSC SOM Institute for Ethics.

Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and the Board of Trustees of the State University of New York will bestow the honor during the commencement ceremonies in May 2017, at Carnegie Hall in New York.