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University of South Florida

Dr. John Sinnott receives 2015 Laureate Award from Florida Chapter of ACP

Noting his commitment and service as a physician and teacher, the Florida Chapter of the American College of Physicians awarded John Sinnott, MD, FACP, with its 2015 Laureate Award at its annual scientific meeting held Sept. 12 in Tampa.

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Dr. Sinnott, professor and chair of the Department of Internal Medicine in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, received the award because of his “long-standing distinguished service to the College, chapter, and community as well upholding the high ideals and professional standards of the College.”

The annual award is presented to a Senior Florida Physician who has “demonstrated through example and conduct, a commitment to excellence in medical care, education, or research and service to the community and the ACP.”

Dr. Sinnott is a fellow in the American College of Physicians. At USF, he is the James Cullison Professor of Medicine, associate dean for USF Medicine International, a professor of global health in the College of Public Health, and a Trustee for the USF Foundation. He is a member of the Board of Directors at Tampa General Hospital. He has long been active in Florida, acting as senior advisor to the Secretary of Health for Biodefense from 2001 to 2005 and a member of the Citizen Healthcare Planning Team for Governor Crist from 2006 to 2007.