On Sunday, September 10, 2017 at the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, Roberto Civitelli, MD was presented with the Society’s Shirley Hohl Service Award by ASBMR President Jane Cauley, DrPh. This award is given to an individual whose activities best represent the dedicated and unselfish devotion in service to the Society and its mission and goals as exemplified by Shirley Hohl, the ASBMR’s founding Executive Secretary. This award is given to an individual who is recognized by members of the Society as having made significant contributions to the mission of the ASBMR.
Shirley Hohl worked with the ASBMR from its inception, serving first as Executive Secretary, then as Consultant. She maintained the latter position until her death in 1996. Her presence markedly influenced the development of the Society and her contributions were fundamental to establishing the infrastructure of the Society and its success.