Horst Agerty, M.D., of Wynnewood, Pa., received the Alumni Distinguished Service Award from Hahnemann University School of Medicine, now Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, in Philadelphia. Dr. Agerty is emeritus clinical professor of pediatrics there.
He also was a 1996 Hall of Fame Honoree at the Philadelphia Pediatric Society's 100 Year Anniversary.
Howard J. Bennett, M.D., of Washington, D.C., recently published the second edition of his book, "The Best of Medical Humor," a collection of light-hearted, humorous stories written by physicians.
Dr. Bennett is associate clinical professor of health care sciences and pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington.