Vanderbilt University’s Melissa Kaufman Honored by the Society of Urodynamics

Melissa KaufmanMelissa Kaufman, an associate professor of urologic surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, recently received the 2017 Zimskind Award from the Society of Urodynamics. She was honored at the society’s winter meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The award, established in 1979, is given to an early career professional who has made significant contributions in basic and clinical research to the field of lower urinary tract and female pelvic floor dysfunction and has shown great potential for continuing and progressive scholarship.

Dr. Kaufman is a graduate of the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas and holds a Ph.D. in biology from the University of Tennessee. She completed her general urology residency at Vanderbilt University.

Dr. Kaufman is a past president of the Society of Women in Urology.

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