INTERNATIONAL JEWISH WOMEN'S DAY 2022

Dr Hynda K Kleinman and Dr Gertrude Herzfeld
World Leading Scientist Receives
2022 International Jewish Woman of the Year Herzfeld Prize for Health
Presented by the Edinburgh International Jewish Cultural Centre

On 6 March 2022 at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Dr Hynda K. Kleinman, who for over thirty years directed a research lab at the USA National Institutes of Health and has authored over 440 scientific papers and been awarded ten patents, of which 3 have been commercialised, received the Second Biennial Dr Gertrude Herzfeld International Jewish Woman of the Year Prize for Health. The award was presented by the President of the Royal College of Surgeons, Professor Michael Griffin, Professor Janet Wilson, Frank Ross, Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Hanna Ross, Lady Provost of Edinburgh and the Chair of the Herzfeld Prize committee, Ella Lambert.

The Herzfeld Prize is named in honour of Dr Gertrude Herzfeld who was the first female surgeon in Scotland and a pioneering female Jewish paediatric surgeon.

All photos by Lesley Martin.

L to R Professor Michael Griffin, Professor Janet Wilson, Lord Provost Frank Ross, Lady Provost Hanna Ross, Ella Lambert, Dr Hynda K Kleinman

Ella Lambert, Chair of Herzfeld Prize and Dr Hynda K Kleinman

Dr Hynda K Kleinman is congratulated upon receiving the Herzfeld Prize by Professor Michael Griffin, President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Herzfeld Prize Ceremony guests dance the Jewish Hora to Celebrate Prize Giving to Dr Hynda K Kleinman