Kathy Rhodes has been selected as a recipient of a 2017 Outstanding Preceptor Award. This award is granted by the Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors (NDEP) Practice Group and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation. This award, funded by the Academy Foundation, is intended to recognize Kathy for the vital contributions she has made to the profession and to the education of future dietetic practitioners. As one of only seven awardees chosen from many nominations all across the country, she is truly the best of the best! Kathy and her nutrition staff have precepted in the U-M School…
Hope K. Haefner, M.D., professor of obstetrics and gynecology received the 2017 Burton Krumholz Lifetime Legacy Award from the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP). The award honors her contributions to the image archive of diseases affecting the lower genital tract.
The Endowment for Basic Sciences (EBS) Operating Committee on March 6 honored nine Medical School faculty members for excellence in classroom teaching, mentoring, and leadership in the advancement of the teaching…
In January 2017 the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR) elected Professor of Learning Health Sciences R. Van Harrison, PhD to become its first public board member on the previously all-physiatrist board. Harrison was chosen for the three-year term not only for his extensive national board and committee service, but because of his vast knowledge in continuing medical education and quality improvement in physician performance, experience he can apply to ABPMR\'s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.
Congratulations to Edward Wojtys, M.D., professor of orthopaedic surgery, for receiving the 2017 Jack C. Hughston Sports Physician Award from the American Physical Therapy Association\'s Sports Physical Therapy Section. The organization presents the award annually to one physician from the Sports Physical Therapy Section who has made a distinguished contribution in sports physical therapy. Congratulations!
Sherry Craft, MS, RD will be retiring in April after more than 25 years of dedicated service to Patient Food and Nutrition Services (PFANS). A retirement party for Sherry will be held on Friday, February 24th from 1:30-3:00pm in University Hospital (UH) room 2C224. Remarks will begin at 1:45pm.
The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) has elected Margaret E. Gnegy, Ph.D., as 2017 secretary/treasurer-elect and Alan Smrcka, Ph.D., as 2017 councilor. Gnegy is associate chair and both are professors in the Department of Pharmacology. They will begin their terms on July 1. ASPET is a 5,000-member scientific society whose members conduct basic and clinical pharmacological research and work for academia, government, large pharmaceutical companies, small biotech companies, and non-profit organizations.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Peggy Gnegy, who has been elected 2017 Secretary/Treasurer-Elect, and Dr, Alan Smrcka, who has been elected 2017 Councilor, of the American Society for Pharmacology and Therapeutics. They will begin their terms on July 1. Go Blue!
Congratulations to MedSport staff members who were recently recognized for their continuous demonstration of the MedSport Vision for Service Excellence! Congratulations to: - Christy Lemke from MedSport at Brighton Health Center - Tom Flanagan from MedSport at Northville Health Center - Phil Herzog from MedSport at The Ann Arbor Ice Cube - Susan Brimacombe from MedSport at Domino’s Farms - Tyler Bolley from MedSport at Domino’s Farms - Aries Haeflinger from MedSport at Domino’s Farms