Benjamin K. Canales, MD, MPH, of the University of Florida is one of the recipients of the AUA Foundation/Astellas Rising Stars in Urology Award program, a $1.2 million independent educational grant that provides five-year funding for academic urologists. His project, “The Effect of Gastric Bypass Surgery on Renal Function and Metabolism,” will be conducted under the mentorship of Saheed Khan, PhD, Marguerite Hatch, PhD, and George Sarosi, MD, of the University of Florida.
March 16, 2012

David C. Miller, MD, MPH, of the University of Michigan Health System is one of the recipients of the AUA Foundation/Astellas Rising Stars in Urology Award program, a $1.2 million independent educational grant that provides five-year funding for academic urologists. His project, “Physician Organization and the Efficiency of Surgical Specialty Care,” will be conducted under the mentorship of John Birkmeyer, MD, of the University of Michigan and Jonathan Skinner, PhD, of Dartmouth College.
March 16, 2012

Shlomo Raz, MD, will receive the 2012 AUA Ramon Guiteras Award during the annual AUA meeting in Atlanta this May.
March 15, 2012

Patrick C. Walsh, MD, a University Distinguished Service Professor of Urology at Johns Hopkins Medicine, was awarded with the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Francis Amory Prize in Boston.
March 14, 2012

Paul J. Turek, MD, Director and Founder of The Turek Clinic, and Dr. Constance John, chief executive of MandalMed, Inc, were awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to construct an artificial human testicle and research how sperm are made from stem cells.
March 7, 2012

Khurshid Guru, MD, Director of the Center for Robotic Surgery at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI), has been named the Dr. Robert P. Huben Professor of Urologic Oncology.
March 6, 2012

Steven E. Canfield, MD, has been named chief of the Division of Urology in the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School.
February 21, 2012

Rajiv Kumar, MD, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist and researcher, has been selected to receive the 2012 John Phillips Memorial Award.
February 11, 2012