23 med school faculty, staff honored with Dean’s Awards

September 7, 2017  //  FOUND IN: Our Employees

The Dean’s Awards Program recognizes Medical School faculty and staff who demonstrate exceptional accomplishment in the areas of teaching, research, clinical care, community service, innovation and administration.

On Sept. 6, Medical School Dean and Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., and the school’s executive vice deans announced 23 Dean’s Awards recipients for 2017. They will be honored Nov. 14 at the annual Dean’s Awards Dinner.

This year’s recipients:

2017 DEAN’S AWARDS FOR FACULTY

BASIC SCIENCE RESEARCH AWARD

Anthony Antonellis, Ph.D., associate professor of human genetics and neurology
Peter K. Todd, M.D., Ph.D., Bucky and Patti Harris Career Development Professor of Neurology, associate professor of neurology

CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARD

Daniel J. Clauw, M.D., professor of anesthesiology, internal medicine and psychiatry

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

Vladimir M. Ognenovski, M.D. (global), assistant professor of internal medicine
Mark E.P. Prince, M.D. (global), professor of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery
Sheila M. Marcus, M.D. (local), professor of psychiatry
Margaret A. Riley, M.D. (local), assistant professor of family medicine

DISTINGUISHED FACULTY LECTURESHIP AWARD IN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH

Peter R. Arvan, M.D., Ph.D., William K. and Delores S. Brehm Professor of Type I Diabetes Research, professor of internal medicine and molecular and integrative physiology

HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH AWARD

M.E. Michele Heisler, M.D., M.P.A., professor of internal medicine

INNOVATION AND COMMERCIALIZATION AWARD

Shaomeng Wang, Ph.D., Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Professor of Medicine, professor of internal medicine and pharmacology
Kevin R. Ward, M.D., professor of emergency medicine and biomedical engineering

KAISER PERMANENTE AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

Jennifer N. Stojan, M.D. (pre-clinical), assistant professor of internal medicine and pediatrics and communicable diseases
Zachary N. London, M.D. (clinical), associate professor of neurology

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN CLINICAL CARE

Richard H. Simon, M.D., professor of internal medicine

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN MEDICAL EDUCATION

Katharine F. Barald, Ph.D., professor of cell and developmental biology and biomedical engineering
Michael J. Shea, M.D., professor of internal medicine

OUTSTANDING CLINICIAN AWARD

James D. Geiger, M.D., Daniel H. Teitelbaum, M.D., Collegiate Professor of Surgery, professor of surgery
Rachel L. Glick, M.D., professor of psychiatry
Marie M. Lozon, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics and communicable diseases and emergency medicine
John M. Park, M.D., Cheng-Yang Chang Professor of Pediatric Urology, professor of urology

2017 DEAN’S AWARDS FOR STAFF

ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

Matthew C. Comstock, MBA, MHSA, executive director for administration, chief operating officer

PROFESSIONAL STAFF OF THE YEAR AWARD

Lisa F. Garber, M.A., education coordinator, Department of Pharmacology

SUPPORT STAFF OF THE YEAR AWARD

Rebecca E. Weeks, admissions specialist, Office of Admissions

Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!

Website: https://medicine.umich.edu/medschool/about/awards/deans-awards-program

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