BENEFITING: PALINDROME ADVISORS
ORGANIZER: Extended Thet Family
EVENT DATE: Nov 29, 2011
Lyn Aung Thet is a physician and pulmonologist who was born in London, England, attended the Institute of Medicine I in Yangon, Burma, and completed his specialty training at Brown University Affiliated Hospitals and at the University of Miami Medical School . He is currently a tenured faculty member at the University of Wisconsin Medical School in Madison, Wisconsin. He has received many research and teaching awards including the Pulmonary Academic Award from the National Institutes of Health, the Established Investigator Award from the American Heart Association, the Best Clinical Faculty Award from the University of Miami Medical School, and the Medical Alumni Association Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Wisconsin Medical School. His community service includes being on the Board of Directors of the Miami-Dade chapter of the American Lung Association, on the Research Review National Committee of the American Lung Association, on Study Sections of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, active involvement in a local chapter of Common Cause, and being on the Board of Directors of Palindrome Advisors. His passions are helping people, and appreciating and enjoying nature and the outdoors, literature and the performing arts.