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Distinguished Faculty Awards

The Distinguished Faculty awards recognize outstanding achievements in clinical care, community service, research and teaching. They are co-sponsored by the dean’s office, the Office of Faculty Affairs, Central Administration and the Executive Committee of the Faculty Council.

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  • Muhammad T. Al-Lozi, MD, MS

    Distinguished Educator Award

    Muhammad T. Al-Lozi, MD, MS, professor of neurology, is honored for his dedication and exceptional skill in educating the next... MORE»

  • Joaquin Barnoya, MD, MPH

    Distinguished Community Service Award

    Joaquin Barnoya, MD, MPH, associate professor of surgery, is recognized for his lifelong dedication to community service. Barnoya is internationally... MORE»

  • Jeffrey D. Bradley, MD

    Distinguished Clinician Award

    Jeffrey D. Bradley, MD, the S. Lee Kling Professor of Radiation Oncology, is honored for efforts to improve the care... MORE»

  • David B. Clifford, MD

    Samuel R. Goldstein Leadership Award in Medical Student Education

    David B. Clifford, MD, the Melba and Forest Seay Professor of Clinical Neuropharmacology in Neurology, is honored for excellence in... MORE»

  • Amanda R. Emke, MD 

    Samuel R. Goldstein Leadership Award in Medical Student Education

    Amanda R. Emke, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics, is recognized for outstanding achievements in the development of new teaching methodologies... MORE»

  • Brenda J. Grossman, MD, MPH

    Distinguished Educator Award

    Brenda J. Grossman, MD, MPH, associate professor of pathology and immunology and of medicine, is honored for her enthusiastic mentoring... MORE»

  • Daniel Kerschensteiner, MD

    Distinguished Investigator Award

    Daniel Kerschensteiner, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, of anatomy and neurobiology, and of biomedical engineering, is honored... MORE»

  • William D. Middleton, MD

    Distinguished Clinician Award

    William D. Middleton, MD, professor of radiology at the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR), is honored for his outstanding contributions... MORE»

  • David Molter, MD

    Distinguished Clinician Award

    David W. Molter, MD, professor of otolaryngology, is honored for his outstanding contributions to the care of pediatric otolaryngology patients.... MORE»

  • Kelly R. Monk, PhD

    Distinguished Investigator Award

    Kelly R. Monk, PhD, assistant professor of developmental biology, is recognized for her breakthroughs in identifying the role of adhesion... MORE»

  • Jeffrey F. Peipert, MD, PhD

    Distinguished Investigator Award

    Jeffrey F. Peipert, MD, PhD, the Robert J. Terry Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is honored for his long-standing efforts... MORE»

  • Jean E. Schaffer, MD

    Distinguished Investigator Award

    Jean E. Schaffer, MD, the Virginia Minnich Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Director of the Diabetes Research Center and Diabetic... MORE»

  • Kenneth B. Schechtman, PhD

    Distinguished Educator Award

    Kenneth B. Schechtman, PhD, associate professor of biostatistics, is honored as a distinguished educator for graduate students. Schechtman is a... MORE»

  • Susan L. Stark, PhD, OTR/L

    Distinguished Community Service Award

    Susan L. Stark, PhD, OTR/L, assistant professor of occupational therapy, of neurology and of social work, is being honored for... MORE»

  • Gary D. Stormo, PhD

    Distinguished Investigator Award

    Gary D. Stormo, PhD, the Joseph Erlanger Professor in the Department of Genetics and Center for Genome Sciences & Systems... MORE»

  • Wayne M. Yokoyama, MD

    Samuel R. Goldstein Leadership Award in Medical Student Education

    Wayne M. Yokoyama, MD, the Sam and Audrey Loew Levin Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Immunology and director of the... MORE»