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By: Theresa Cahill
New York, NY (Apr 24) – Cited as being one of the first on the ground when Port Au Prince, Haiti, was devastated by the January earthquake, P. Craig Hobar, MD, is scheduled to receive a Community Service Award from the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) at its annual meeting.
Well known in Dallas, Dr. Hobar is active in their plastic surgery community. “I am honored to accept this award for my involvement and pleased that this cause – and the LEAP Foundation – are being acknowledged by the medical community,” he stated.
ASAPS is “devoted entirely to the advancement of cosmetic surgery.” Its more than 2,500-member society is recognized worldwide as the authoritative source for cosmetic surgery education.
The Life Enhancement Association for People (LEAP), a non-profit organization, devotes its time and efforts to “enhancing and enriching the lives of people around the world.” Plastic surgeons, urologists, eye surgeons, anesthesiologists, orthodontists, nurses and support staff comprise LEAP. Each member participates on a volunteer basis.
Scheduled April 23-27, 2010 at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center, Washington, D.C., the Aesthetic Meeting 2010 is in full swing. This year’s theme is. “A Capital Experience with a Global Perspective.