William G. Powderly, MD, the J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine & Co-director, Infectious Diseases Division, received the UCD Medical Graduates Association (MGA) Distinguished Graduate Award at their MGA Reunion 2019.
The UCD MGA Distinguished Graduate Awards are awarded to outstanding graduates of the UCD School of Medicine, who are nominated by their alumni in recognition of their lifelong achievements to medical education, research and/or clinical practice. The citation for Professor Powderly was read by his classmate Prof Tim McDonnell, consultant in respiratory medicine, St Vincent’s Private Hospital. Prof McDonnell reflected on Professor Powderly’s commitment to research, particularly HIV related clinical research, his tenure as Dean of Medicine of UCD and his friendship with his classmates since medical school. These awards were presented by Professor Fionnuala McAuliffe, President of UCD Medical Graduates Association.
Dr. Powderly graduated with the Class of 1979,