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AMA Presents Distinguished Service Award.

LAS VEGAS, Nov 11, 2006 (U.S. Newswire via COMTEX) -- Joanne A. Zeis of Uxbridge, Mass., is a recipient of the 2006 Citation for Distinguished Service. The award was presented to Ms. Zeis on Saturday, November 11, at the American Medical Association's semi-annual policy-making meeting in Las Vegas.

"Working to foster understanding for Behcet's Disease, a rare and chronic autoimmune disorder, Joanne Zeis has helped others recognize the ongoing science related to the disease," said AMA President William G. Plested, III, M.D. "Her commitment to people affected with this disease is unparalleled, and we're delighted to honor her with the Citation for Distinguished Service. …

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