Feinberg has maintained its standing among the best research-oriented medical schools in the country, placing 17th in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Chicago industrialist John Potocsnak has made a $15 million gift to Feinberg in support of the Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center.
Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, has been selected to receive the American Society for Preventive Cardiology’s 2017 Joseph Stokes, III, MD Award for his contributions to preventive cardiology.
Sandra Sanguino, ’93 MD, MPH, associate dean for Student Affairs, has received the Exceptional Mentor Award from the American Medical Women’s Association.
Melissa Simon, MD, the George H. Gardner Professor of Clinical Gynecology, has been appointed to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which makes evidence-based recommendations for preventive screenings, counseling services and medications.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine rose to 16th place among U.S. medical schools in National Institutes of Health funding in 2016, rising two spots in the rankings reported by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.
“Truly, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is an institution on the rise,” said Eric G. Neilson, MD, vice president for Medical Affairs and Lewis Landsberg Dean. See some of the medical school’s notable moments from 2016.
Anne Langguth, MD, a third-year resident in the Department of Ophthalmology, shares how her musical background impacts her career in medicine.
Ali Shilatifard, PhD, Robert Francis Furchgott Professor and Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, and Karla Satchell, PhD, professor of Microbiology-Immunology, have been elected as 2016 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD, director of the Center for Genetic Medicine and Sadiya Khan MD, MSc, instructor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, were recently honored by the American Heart Association for their achievements in cardiovascular disease research.