Sowa elected to National Academy of Medicine

Gwendolyn Sowa, an MD, PhD, who is the Endowed Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, as well as chair of that department and director of the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

Sowa codirects the Ferguson Laboratory for Orthopaedic and Spine Research at Pitt, where she leads a diverse group of scientists working together to develop treatments for spine conditions and low back pain. The clinician scientist also holds joint appointments in orthopaedic surgery at the med school and in bioengineering in the Swanson School of Engineering.

“This is an incredible honor, and I am humbled to be in such great company,” says Sowa.   —Staff reports