Rios selected for Panamanian Independence honor

Adan A. Rios, MD, professor of oncology in the Department of Internal Medicine, has been selected as the Flag Bearer for the Independence Day Celebration in his native country of Panama Nov. 3.

Rios received a letter from Panamanian president Laurentino Cortizo Cohen Oct. 15, informing him of the honor. In the letter, Cohen said, “This honor recognizes your merits as a Distinguished Son of Panama, with an impeccable professional career and who throughout his life has shown the highest level of commitment to his people, the Panamanian people, and a model to our future generations.”

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