Enthusiastic attendees gathered in the Feinberg Conference Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for the fourth annual Women in Medicine conference on Friday, April 22, which was held in-person for the first time in three years.
Robert Kushner, MD, received the prestigious Herbert Pardes Clinical Research Excellence Award from the Clinical Research Forum for a study published in NEJM.
Jeremy Nathans, MD, PhD, an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and a professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, known for his landmark discoveries into the molecular mechanisms of visual system development, function and disease, is the recipient of the 2022 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science at Northwestern University.
Feinberg faculty members have been elected to two prominent medical societies: the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) and the Association of American Physicians (AAP).
Sara Becker, PhD, of the Brown University School of Public Health and the Warren Alpert Medical School, has been named the Alice Hamilton Professor of Psychiatry and inaugural director of the newly formed Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science, which is part of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine, effective August 1st.
William Lowe, Jr., MD, the Thomas D. Spies Professor of Genetic Metabolism, has announced that he will be stepping down as vice dean for Academic Affairs effective September 1.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has been recognized as one of the best medical schools in the nation, ranking 17th among research-oriented institutions, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.
In a ceremony on March 15, the Feinberg chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society welcomed 43 new student, faculty, alumni and housestaff members.
Robert Kushner, MD, ’80, ’82 GME, was honored for a study published in NEJM with a 2022 Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award.
Jeremiah Stamler, MD, founding chair and professor emeritus of Preventive Medicine, passed away on January 26. He was 102 years old.