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Joseph R. Scalea, MD ’07, Named UMB's David J. Ramsay Entrepreneur of the Year

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Joseph R. Scalea, MD ’07
School of Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery

If you talk to Joseph R. Scalea, MD ’07, for 20 minutes about his life’s work, you’ll see why his colleagues in the fields of medicine and business rave about his can-do attitude and high energy. You’ll also understand why he won the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s (UMB) 2020 David J. Ramsay Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

“I’m ecstatic, surprised, and energized about this award,” said Scalea, associate professor in the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s (UMSOM) Department of Surgery and a multi-organ transplant specialist. “I have a lot of energy already, but events like this keep me going. They remind me that the work we’re doing is important, that there are lives to be saved.”

Read the full story from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.