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KEITH WAILOO, a history professor studying the intersection of race, science, and health, was one of seven recipients of the 2021 Dan David Prize. Wailoo, who also serves as the president of the American Association for the History of Medicine, was recognized for his work on the social, cultural, and racial implications of various medical innovations. The Dan David Prize honors scholars conducting interdisciplinary research that fosters scientific, technological, and humanistic advances in the past, present, or future. Wailoo will share the $1 million “past” prize with two other laureates. Among the seven 2021 recipients was Dr. Anthony Fauci.