Sheldon Dray, M.D., Ph.D.

Sheldon Dray

 Brief Bio

Sheldon Dray (1920–2007) retired in 1991 after a nearly 30-year career as the head of the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) department of microbiology and immunology. Dray joined the faculty at UIC in 1965 after 15 years of research at the National Institutes of Health. He was the fifth secretary-treasurer of AAI serving from 1964–1970.

 AAI Service History

Joined: 1959
Secretary-Treasurer: 1964–1970

The Journal of Immunology
Associate Editor: 1967–1971
Committees
Ad hoc Steering Committee for International Congress: 1968–1969
Program Committee: 1968–1970
Standing Education Committee: 1968–1970
Advisory-Search Committee for Limitation of Abstracts: 1969–1970
Education Committee: 1970–1974
Awards Committee: 1978–1979

Other Service
AAI Representative to American Association for the Advancement of Science: 1970–1971
AAI Representative to American Association of Medical Colleges: 1969–1971
AAI Representative to International Union of Immunological Societies: 1971–1973
AAI Representative to International Union of Immunological Societies, Council: 1973–1974
AAI Representative to International Union of Immunological Societies, Nomenclature Committee: 1973–1974
AAI Representative to Eli Lilly Awards Committee to American Society of Microbiology: 1978–1981

 Nobel Prize in Science

  • Boris Pregel Award in Biology, The New York Academy of Sciences, 1972
  • UIC Distinguished Faculty Award in 1984
  • UIC Distinguished Alumni Award in 1986
  • University Scholar Award, UIC, 1987

 President's Address