Dr. Eric P. Gall, co-founder of the University of Arizona Arthritis Center, has been honored with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Acheivement Award. An emeritus professor in the UA College of Medicine, Dr. Gall recently retired after a storied career spanning more than 50 years. He has previously been honored by the same organization as Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in Science and Medicine and Who's Who in Education.
Dr. Gall served as Director of the UAAC from 1985-1994 before returning in 2010 to re-join the Center as Interim Director from 2010-2013. During his tenure at the UA from 1985-1994, he also served as Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, and held cross-appointments in the Departments of Family and Community Medicine and Surgery (Orthopedics). Before returning to the UA in 2010, Dr. Gall served as Chair of the Department of Medicine at the Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Professor of Medicine, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Professor in the School of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin. He was named as emeritus professor at the Chicago Medical School upon his retirement in 2010. Dr. Gall retired from the University of Arizona in December 2016 and was named Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the UA in March 2017.