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Felice Frankel receives highest award granted by Photographic Society of America

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Previous winners include Walt Disney, Ansel Adams, Jacques-Yves Cousteau,

Felice Frankel, a Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Research Associate in Harvard Medical School’s systems biology department has been awarded the Progress Medal of the Photographic Society of America (PSA), the organization’s highest award.

Frankel received the award at the Society’s 71st Annual Conference held at West Yellowstone, MT.

The citation accompanying the award states that Frankel was presented “The 2009 Progress Medal…for the innovative creation of images through
synthesizing photographic artistry and computer technology to visually clarify
scientific phenomena”

Walt Disney, Edwin Land, Jacques-Yves
Cousteau, Ansel Adams, Victor Hasselblad, Melville Grosvenor and Linnart
Nilsson are among the award’s previous recipients.