Paul McDonald named a Passion in Science Award winner

Paul McDonald, PhD

Paul McDonald, PhD

Paul McDonald, a research scientist at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, was recognized as a Humanitarian Duty Award winner, as part of the inaugural New England Biolabs Passion in Science Awards.

Part of 40th anniversary celebration of New England Biolabs, the Passion in Science Awards honor scientists dedicated to solving some of society’s greatest challenges.

McDonald is one of 15 scientists selected from a pool of more than 600 applicants. He was recognized for his research and policy recommendations to reduce incidents of suicide in the U.S. Army.

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