Honoree

Joe C. Christian

AWARDS

School of Medicine Glenn W. Irwin, Jr. Distinguished Faculty Award (1999)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)

BIOGRAPHY

Joe C. Christian is the Professor Emeritus of Medical & Molecular Genetics. Dr. Christian received his M.S., Ph.D. and M.D. degrees from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Christian joined the Indiana University faculty in 1966 after a residency in internal medicine at Vanderbilt University. He is board-certified in clinical genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics.

Dr. Christian is a life member of the American Society of Human Genetics. He serves on the Twins Committee of the National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council. His research concentrates on the genetics of aging and osteoporosis. Dr. Christian is the director of the Indiana University Twin Panel.