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Nesbitt Receives Advancing Telemedicine Award

Thomas Nesbitt, associate vice chancellor for strategic technologies and alliances at the UC Davis School of Medicine, and director of the Center for Health and Technology, has received the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Justin Ford Kimball Innovators Award. Nesbitt also is a professor of family and community medicine. The award recognizes people and organizations that have made outstanding contributions in health care delivery and financing. “Dr. Nesbitt has been instrumental in advancing telemedicine in California and across the nation,” said AHA President/CEO Rich Umbdenstock. “A physician leader and innovator, Dr. Nesbitt has provided visionary leadership by greatly extending the reach and capabilities of our field through telehealth, public health and disaster planning.”