Frank Stanczyk, PhD, research professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, recently was awarded the 2016 Western Illinois University Alumni Achievement Award, presented to individuals in recognition of outstanding accomplishment in one’s chosen field. Stanczyk, a biological sciences graduate of the university, was on hand to receive the award at its December commencement ceremony.

Stanczyk, whose laboratory is recognized internationally for its expertise in the measurement of steroid, peptide and protein hormones in blood and tissues, has been recognized by the International Menopause Society, the North American Menopause Society and the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, among others.