Dr. Cato T. Laurencin honored at White House by President Barack Obama

Chief Executive Officer of CICATS, Dr. Cato T. Laurencin was honored at the White House on May 19, 2016 by President Barack Obama, and was formally presented with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the nation’s highest honor for technological achievement.

Laurencin and Obama May 19 2016  Ci18HA_WUAAQvZj  Ci19vbZVAAAf5Sq (2)
Photo credits (Ryan K. Morris, National Science & Technology Medals Foundation, UConn Health, The National Academy of Inventors)

To read more about this prestigious honor bestowed upon Dr. Laurencin, please read the full article available on UConn Today. If you would like to watch the ceremony, it is available on The White House Official YouTube channel.


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