Career Achievement Research Award

Recognize faculty at the professor level for their distinguished contributions to research.
Awardee is provided with a plaque and recognized at the department’s annual academic forum.

Awardee:

2021:   John C. Rutledge, M.D., Distinguished Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
2020:   Saul Schaefer, M.D., Distinguished Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine     
2019:   Chong- Xian Pan, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology     
2018:   Jerold Last, Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry, Pulmonary and Critical Care

2017:   Nipavan Chiamvimonvat, M.D., Professor, Roger Tatarian Endowed Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine     

2017:  Tzipora Goldkorn, Ph.D., Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Previous Awardees 

Faculty Research Award

Recognize faculty at the assistant and associate level for their distinguished contributions to research
Awardee is provided with a plaque and recognized at the
department’s annual academic forum.

    

Awardee:

2021:   Justin M. Oldham, M.D., M.S., Assistant Professor and Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep  Medicine                
2020:  Christpher L. Bowlus, M.D., Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology             
2019:   Jason Adams, M.D., M.S., Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Pulmonary,Critical Care and Sleep Medicine             
2019:   Sooraj Tejaswi. M.D., MSPH, Associate Professor and Fellowship Program Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology             
2018:   Primo Lara, M.D., Professor and Chief, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism             
2018:   Uma Srivatsa, M.D., Associate Professor,  Division of Cardiovascular Medicine              
2018:   Elisa Tong, M.D., Associate Professor, Division of General Medicine              
2017:   George R. Thompson, III, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Medical Microbiology and Immunology

Previous Awardees 

John C. Rutledge Trainee Travel Research Award

  • Reward trainees (residents, clinical fellows, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars) for excellence in research
  • Encourage scientific academic careers
  • Attract research-oriented medical students to our residency program
  • Encourage trainees’ scholarship by pairing them with the highly successful mentors
  • Increase departmental cohesion around trainee scholarship
  • Encourage philanthropic support from the community for our department’s academic mission because of our commitment to developing medical scientists

Awards are given for outstanding papers or manuscripts published, submitted, or in preparation during current academic year. Each awardee is presented with a $1,500 travel award and plaque.  Each mentor is presented with a $500 travel award.  Awards are distributed at the department’s annual academic forum.

 2021 Awardees

 

Richard C. Woodard Diabetes Trainee Research Award

  • Reward trainees (residents, clinical fellows, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars) for excellence in diabetes research
  • Encourage trainee scholarship

Awards are given for outstanding papers or manuscripts published, submitted, or in preparation during current academic year. Awardees are presented with a $250 monetary award and plaque at the department’s annual academic forum.    

2021 Awardees

 

Professional Research Awards

2020 Awardees

Contribution to Science Award

Ken Chmiel, Staff Research Associate

Yao-Hui Sun, Assistant Project Scientist


Poster Awards

Yankun Lyu, Postdoctoral Scholar

Tzu-yin "Cindy" Lin, Assistant Researcher