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Jack R. Anderson, MD, was recently honored by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for his magnanimous gift of $1.298 million to the Educational and Research Foundation of the Academy. The funds represent the full amount, after taxes, awarded to Dr Anderson last February, when he won one of the largest libel awards upheld on appeal in this country.
"This man is one of the greatest contributors to our Academy. He is heart and soul," said Academy President John R. Hilger, MD, when leading the tribute to Dr Anderson at the organization's spring meeting in Palm Beach, Fla.
While the bulk of Dr Anderson's gift will go to enhance the professional standards of facial plastic surgeons, a portion has been earmarked to finance an annual Jack R. Anderson lecturer. This honor is bestowed on an outstanding individual in an allied medical specialty with demonstrated knowledge in his
JUDI M. Anderson Honored by Academy for His Generosity. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1988;114(12):1378. doi:10.1001/archotol.1988.01860240028015
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