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Patrick C. Walsh Professorship in Urology

WalshPatrickPATRICK C. WALSH, director of Hopkins’ Brady Urological Institute from 1974 to 2004, is known worldwide for his pioneering development of the surgical treatment for prostate cancer. Dr. Walsh developed a technique for removing the cancerous prostate that avoids the impotence and incontinence often associated with the traditional procedure. In 1996, Dr. Walsh received the prestigious Charles F. Kettering Prize, sponsored by General Motors Corporation, for “The Most Outstanding Recent Contributions to the Treatment of Cancer.” Dr. Walsh is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, he serves on the editorial board of the New England Journal of Medicine, and for his 25 years of contributions as editor-in-chief of Campbell’s Textbook of Urology the book has been renamed Campbell-Walsh. Dr. Walsh is a University Distinguished Service Professor of Urology.