The Armand J. Quick Award honors the memory of Armand J. Quick, MD PhD, Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry from 1944-1964.
Dr. Quick was an internationally recognized contributor to knowledge concerning the basic mechanisms of blood clotting and to techniques involving the diagnosis and treatment of hemorrhagic disorders. Dr. Quick is best known for the Quick prothrombin test.
The Quick Award is given to honor the senior students who, in the opinion of the faculty of the Department of Biochemistry, have demonstrated outstanding scholarship in Biochemistry and research with a dedication to future medical research.