Diane B. Wayne, MD, has indicated that she would like to step down as vice-dean for medical education; Marianne Green, MD, will succeed her. Sandra Sanguino, MD, MPH, has been named senior associate dean for Medical Education, and Joshua Goldstein, MD, has been elevated to senior associate dean for graduate medical education.
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Northwestern Medicine will launch an Older Americans Independence Center, joining a network of centers across the country that investigate ways to maintain or restore independence in older adults.
Matthew Davis, MD, a pediatrician and internist with a focus on family health and community impact, has been named chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Feinberg and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Four Northwestern Medicine hospitals have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its 2020-21 Best Hospitals rankings, with Northwestern Memorial Hospital named among the top 10 hospitals in the U.S.
In recognition of their track record of excellence and achievement, three Feinberg faculty members have been promoted to the position of assistant dean of medical education.
James Houk, PhD, former chair and professor of Physiology whose Feinberg career spanned more than 40 years, passed away on June 11.
In the past decade, synthetic biology — the reengineering of organisms and their genetic information so they can produce a new substance or gain a new ability — has rapidly emerged to the forefront of modern-day science. Northwestern’s Center for Synthetic Biology has been leading the way.
D. James Surmeier, PhD, chair and the Nathan Smith Davis Professor of Physiology, has received the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke’s Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award for demonstrated scientific excellence and productivity in the field of neurological research.
Hundreds of Northwestern Medicine leaders, physicians, trainees, students, administrators and healthcare workers knelt for 10 minutes outside of Prentice Women’s Hospital on Friday, June 5. The White Coats For Black Lives event was a solemn moment for the community to remember and honor George Floyd, to stand against racial injustice, and to express solidarity with those who suffer from racial discrimination.
John Lumpkin, ’73 BMS, ’74 MD, is the recipient of this year’s Feinberg Distinguished Medical Alumnus Award, presented annually to recognize an alumnus or alumna whose outstanding professional achievements bring honor to the medical school and merit special recognition.