In this letter, former President Johnson congratulated Freis for receiving the 1971 Albert Lasker Medical Research Award for
clinical research for "his demonstration of the life-saving effectiveness of drugs in the treatment of moderate hypertension."
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1971-12-07 (December 7, 1971)
Johnson, Lyndon B.
Freis, Edward D.
From the Freis family's personal collection.
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Awards and Prizes
The VA Cooperative Study and the Beginning of Routine Hypertension Screening, 1964-1980
Dear Dr. Freis:
Though my congratulations are belated, I've just now learned that you've received the Albert Lasker Medical Research
Award for Clinical Research. I was proud to know of this latest honor and well-deserved recognition.
I will always remember with gratitude and admiration your help and many kindnesses. Mrs. Johnson joins me in warm best wishes.