All Press Releases for June 13, 2019

Hugh Lamson Moffet, MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Moffet has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of healthcare and higher education

"Moffet's Board Review for Pediatric Infectious Diseases" offers pediatric residents, fellows and practitioners a new, effective method of of study that is both affordable and self-paced.

    HENDERSON, NV, June 13, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Hugh Lamson Moffet, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Moffet celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Moffet is a retired pediatrician and a longtime professor of pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Working in academia for over 40 years, he worked as a teacher at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C. from 1957 to 1960. He later found success in the same position at Northwestern University in Chicago until 1968. Over the course of his career in education, Dr. Moffet enjoyed interacting with students, particularly her experiences teaching residents and other medical doctors in the field.

Specializing in both pediatrics and infectious diseases, Dr. Moffet notably excelled as the head the division of infectious diseases at the Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago from 1963 to 1971.

Throughout his career, he has authored several books, including "Moffet's Board Review for Pediatric Infectious Diseases" in 2019, a book that offers pediatric residents, fellows and practitioners a new, effective method of study that is both affordable and self-paced. A first-of-its-kind review tool that prepares students for the board exam, it also prepares these budding medical professionals for the challenges they'll encounter in taking care of children with infections. Dr. Moffet also co-authored the fifth edition of "Moffet's Pediatric Infectious Diseases" in 2017, an autobiography titled "A Dissident Doctor" in 2012, and articles in several editions of Clinical Microbiology and Pediatric Infectious Diseases in 1975.

Dr. Moffet has been featured in several editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who's Who in Science and Engineering and Who's Who in the Midwest. He notably earned a Bachelor's degree from Harvard University in 1953 and a Doctor of Medicine from Yale University in 1957. While pursuing his medical degree, Dr. Moffet was inspired to pursue his specific area of medicine by Dr. Henry Cramblet, a virologist with whom he studied under during his residency. Between 1953 and 1968, Dr. Moffet also completed service as a captain in the U.S. Army Reserve.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Hugh Lamson Moffet, MD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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