Duke SoM Celebrates 2020 Faculty Award Recipients

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SoM Faculty AwardsCongratulations to the School of Medicine Faculty who received awards.

Excellence in Professionalism Award 

The Excellence in Professionalism Award recognizes the importance of promoting ethical and professional behavior within our community.  This award is presented to those who exemplify professionalism and personifies Duke’s guiding principles of respect, trustworthiness, diversity, teamwork, and learning.

Lisa Amaya-Jackson, MD, MPH, DFAACAP, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Lawrence Crawford, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Laura E. Heyneman, MD, Professor of Radiology

Andrew J. Muir, MD, Professor of Medicine

Ruth and A. Morris Williams Faculty Research Prize

The Ruth and A. Morris Williams Faculty Research Prize was established to advance research opportunities for younger faculty members and to help publicize the caliber of medical research underway at Duke. The 2020 Williams Prize recognizes outstanding contributions in clinical science research.

Deverick John Anderson, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine

The Leonard Palumbo Jr., MD Faculty Achievement Award 

The Leonard Palumbo Jr., MD Faculty Achievement Award recognizes a member of the School of Medicine faculty who displays dedication to compassionate patient care and excellence in the teaching and mentoring of young physicians. The award was created in memory of Dr. Palumbo through an endowment gift by his brother, Mr. E. Arthur Palumbo (Trinity College ’49).

Nancy Wolters Knudsen, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology

Nathan Maclyn Thielman, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Professor of Pathology, Research Professor of Global Health

Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award 

The Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award is designed to recognize compassion and sensitivity in the delivery of healthcare. This award is presented annually to a faculty member who demonstrates outstanding compassion in the delivery of care; respect for patients, their families, and healthcare colleagues; as well as demonstrated clinical excellence. The Arnold P. Gold Foundation sponsors this annual award for a faculty member from 99 of the nation's medical schools.

Adeyemi Olufolabi, FRCA, Professor of Anesthesiology

Michael Hugh Sketch, Jr., MD, Professor of Medicine

Research Mentoring Awards

The Research Mentoring Awards recognize faculty members in the School of Medicine for excellence in research mentoring.  Excellence can be demonstrated in many ways such as by the accomplishments of individual mentees, by programs implemented by the mentor, or by exceptional creativity in mentoring.

Early Career Mentoring Award in Basic – Translational Science

Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD
K. Ranga Rama Krishnan Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor in Neurosurgery
Associate Professor in Neurobiology
Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering

Career Mentoring Award in Basic – Translational Science

Carol A. Colton, PhD
Professor in Neurology

Early Career Mentoring Award in Clinical – Population Health Science

Tracy Yu-Ping Wang, MD, MHS, MSc
Associate Professor of Medicine

Career Mentoring Award in Clinical – Population Health Science

Francis Joseph Keefe, PhD,  Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Professor in Medicine, Professor in Anesthesiology, Professor in Psychology and Neuroscience

Kenneth Schmader, MD, Professor of Medicine

Gordon G. Hammes Faculty Teaching Award

The Gordon G. Hammes Faculty Teaching Award is intended to recognize continuing excellence in teaching and mentoring, and exemplary commitment to the education of graduate students within Basic Science Departments and Graduate Training Programs of the School of Medicine. The nominees and winners are selected by a graduate student committee.

John Pearson, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Assistant Research Professor in Neurobiology
Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Master Clinician/Teacher Awards

The Master Clinician/Teacher Awards recognize clinical practitioners who exemplify the highest standards of clinical care, pedagogy, and professionalism or to basic scientists who achieve distinction in pedagogy and professionalism.

Mike Berkoben, MD, Professor of Medicine

Joseph Moore, MD, Professor of Medicine

Aditee Narayan,  MD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics

Interprofessional Education Excellence Awards

The Interprofessional Education Excellence Awards, established by Duke AHEAD (Academy for Health Professions Education and Academic Development) honors members who have demonstrated commitment, enthusiasm, competence, and innovation in promoting Interprofessional Education in teaching, scholarly work, and/or clinical education.

Nick Hudak, MPA, MSED, PA-C, Associate Professor in Family Medicine and Community Health

Margie Molloy, DNP, RN, CNE, CHSE, Assistant Clinical Professor in the School of Nursing

Whitehead Scholars Program

The Whitehead Scholars Program, supported through a gift from the Whitehead Charitable Foundation, helps attract and nurture the most promising biomedical researchers to the faculty at Duke University School of Medicine.

Jessilyn Dunn, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Samira Musah, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering

Alejandro Ochoa, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Opeyemi Olabisi, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Rory Henderson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Jatin Roper, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Assistant Professor in Pharmacology and Cancer Biology

Matt Scaglione, PhD, Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Clare Smith, PhD, Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

DCI Member Awardees

Joseph Moore
Joseph Moore, MD, Master Clinician/Teacher Award recipient

 

Jatin Roper
Jatin Roper, MD, Whitehead Scholars Program awardee
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