2006 Medical School Faculty Awards
|Front: Larry Junck, Laurence Baker, Sandy Richards (Staff Member of the Year), Dick Judge, Larry Antonuk, Roger Grekin, Jim Peggs; back: Miriam Meisler, Ken Pituch, Barry Gross, Paul Salow (Administrator of the Year), Brian Fowlkes, Jeffrey Innis, Hari Conjeevaram
Photo: Gregory Fox
Twelve Medical School faculty members were honored November 7 in the Michigan League Ballroom with Faculty Awards for 2006 in recognition of outstanding accomplishments and contributions in medical education, research and clinical care.
Larry E. Antonuk, Ph.D., professor of radiation oncology, received the Innovations Award for faculty who have developed an innovation that is radically improving or transforming clinical outcomes, educational processes or research processes.
Laurence H. Baker, D.O., deputy director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center, associate chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology, and professor of internal medicine and pharmacology, was bestowed the Achievement in Clinical Research Award for faculty who have made outstanding contributions to the Medical School in clinical or health services research.
Hari S. Conjeevaram, M.D., assistant professor of internal medicine, received the Community Service Award for faculty who have contributed to the U-M community in an extraordinary fashion.
J. Brian Fowlkes, Ph.D., associate professor of radiology, and Jeffrey W. Innis, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of human genetics, and of pediatrics and communicable diseases, earned the Dean’s Award for Achievement in Basic Science Research, given to a scientist or group of scientists identified as having made outstanding contributions to the Medical School in basic biomedical science research.
Roger J. Grekin (M.D. 1968), professor of internal medicine, was awarded the Kaiser-Permanente Teaching Award for Pre-Clinical Education, and James F. Peggs, M.D., professor of family medicine and senior associate chair of the Department of Family Medicine, received the Kaiser Permanente Teaching Award for Clinical Education. Both awards recognize faculty with superior teaching abilities.
Barry H. Gross (M.D. 1977), professor of radiology, Larry R. Junck, M.D., professor of neurology, and Kenneth J. Pituch, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases, received the Outstanding Clinician Award, which recognizes exemplary performance as a practicing clinician or program leader of innovation in clinical care.
Richard D. Judge, M.D. (Residency 1957), adjunct clinical professor of internal medicine, was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award in Medical Education, which recognizes unique faculty members who have made exceptional contributions to medical education.
Miriam H. Meisler, Ph.D., professor of human genetics, received the Basic Science Distinguished Faculty Lectureship — the highest honor bestowed by the Medical School upon a faculty member in the biomedical sciences — for outstanding contributions, locally and nationally, in the areas of teaching, research and service.
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