Honors awarded for student achievement, teaching and mentoring
The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry announced awards for student achievement, teaching and mentoring at Convocation Aug. 30.
Mark B. Taubman, M.D., dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry, also awarded new endowed professorships.
Here are the awards and recipients:
Medical Student Achievement Awards
The Edward F. Adolph Medal in Physiology
Joshua Back & Kathryn Wunderle, Class of 2015
The Adenia Andrews Community Service Award
Tamara John, Class of 2013
Creative Excellence Award
Peter Capucilli, Class of 2013
The Victor Meyer Emmel Prize
Jessica Lindemann & Kathryn Wunderle, Class of 2015
Marvin J. Hoffman International Medicine Award
Ronan Cahill, Class of 2013
Joan Hensler Community Outreach Award
UR Street Outreach, Emma Lo Class of 2014 – leader
Excellus Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Greater Rochester Geriatric Award
Dylan Morris, Class of 2014
Marvin J. Hoffman Award for Basic Science Research
Doran Mix, Class of 2013
The R. Knight Steel Award in Geriatrics
Sharon Ostfeld-Johns, Class of 014
McGraw-Hill Book Award
Desiree Wagner & Kathryn Wunderle, Class of 2015
The Walle J.H. Nauta Prize
Tina Jensen, Class of 2014
The Prize in the Science or the Humanity of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Esther Caballero-Manrique, Class of 2013
The Hrolfe and Dorothy Ziegler Prize
Sean Childs, Class of 2015
Graduate Student Achievement/Fellowship Awards
The Merritt & Marjorie Cleveland Fellowship
Heather Natola, Neuroscience Graduate Program
The Graduate Alumni Fellowship Award
Margaret Barlow, Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Program
The Melville A. Hare Award for Excellence in Teaching/Distinction in Research
Teaching:Â Benjamin Cross
Research:Â Michael Valentino, Ph.D.
The Irving Spar Fellowship Award
Michael Mierzejewski, Biochemistry Graduate Program
The Elmer H. Stotz Fellowship in Biochemistry
Outstanding Posdoctoral Mentor Award
Lata Balakrishnan, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
Faculty Teaching & Mentoring Awards
The Alumni Award for Excellence in Graduate Education
Helena Temkin-Greener, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Community & Preventive Medicine
The Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in First Year Teaching
Barbara J. Davis, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy
The Herbert W. Mapstone Prize for Excellence in Second Year Teaching
Ralph F. Jozefowicz, M.D., Professor of Neurology
The Harry L. Segal Prize for Excellence in Third Year Teaching
Frederick J. Marshall, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurology
Commendations for 1st, 2ndÂ & 3rd year teaching together
1st Year Commendations:
Chin-To Fong, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics
John A. Olschowka, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurobiology & Anatomy
2nd Year Commendations:
J. Franklin Richeson, M.D., Professor of Medicine-Cardiology
Jeffrey S. Rubenstein, M.D., MBA, Professor of Pediatrics
3rd Year Commendations:
Amy E. Blatt, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine & Pediatrics
Gold Medal Teaching Award
John G. Frelinger, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Dean’s Teaching Fellows
Lowell A. Glasgow Dean’s Teaching Fellow
Suzanne M. Gillespie, M.D., R.D., CMD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
Paul F. Griner Dean’s Teaching Fellow
David Holub, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine
Lawrence E. Young Dean’s Teaching Fellow
Robert Stone, M.D., Senior Instructor of Neurology & Pediatrics
Faculty Mentoring Awards
Marvin J. Hoffman Faculty Mentoring Award
David L. Gillespie, M.D. Professor of Surgery, Vascular
Mentoring of Junior Faculty
Jonathan W. Friedberg, M.D., Professor of Medicine & Oncology
Mentoring of Trainees in Basic Science
B. Paige Lawrence, Ph.D., Professor of Environmental Â MedicineÂ and
Microbiology & Immunology
Mentoring of Trainees in Clinical Science
Yousuf M. Khalifa, M.D., Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
2012 Special Lifetime Mentoring Award
Robert A. Bambara, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology & Immunology,
Of Biochemistry & Biophysics and of Oncology
John J. Kuiper Distinguished Professor
David A. Bushinsky, M.D.
William Rocktaschel Chair in Family Medicine
Thomas L. Campbell, M.D.
Philip Rubin Professorship in Radiation Oncology
Yuhchyau Chen, M.D., Ph.D.
Denham S. Ward, M.D., Ph.D. Professorship
Michael P. Eaton, M.D.
Dr. Elizabeth R. McAnarney Professorship in Pediatrics Funded by Roger and Carolyn Friedlander
Richard E. Kreipe, M.D.
Frank P. Smith Professor of Neurosurgery
Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., D.M.Sc.
Ernest and Thelma Del Monte Distinguished Professorship in Neuromedicine
Webster H. Pilcher, M.D., Ph.D.
Richard and Margaret Burton Distinguished Professorship in Orthopaedics
Edward M.Schwarz, Ph.D.
Robert L. Strawderman, III, Sc.D.
Saunders Family Distinguished Professorship in Neuromuscular Research
Charles A. Thornton, M.D.
Hulin Wu, Ph.D.
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