Linda Suleiman, MD, a fourth-year resident in Orthopaedic Surgery, has been awarded the 2015 Marco Ellis Legacy Award for her outstanding leadership and commitment to diversity.
Nima Khavanin received the 2015 American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation Chicago-area Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship
Nima Khavanin, a fourth-year medical student, was selected as a recipient of the 2015 American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation Chicago-area Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship. This scholarship rewards academic achievement and financial need by providing $10,000 in tuition assistance to extraordinary medical students entering their fourth year of studies.
Supriya Rastogi, a second-year MD/MPH student, received a Schweitzer Fellowship to conduct a year-long project aimed at tackling racial and ethnic health disparities, with a focus on reproductive health on the South Side of Chicago.
Paul Jansson, ’13 MS, ’15 MD, received the 2015 American College of Emergency Physicians National Outstanding Medical Student Award for excellence in compassionate care of patients, professional behavior and service to the community.
Courtney Morgan, MD, wins Edelstone-Bendix award in Resident Basic Science Research
Vascular surgery resident, Courtney Morgan, MD, won the Edelstone-Bendix open competition in the category of Resident Basic Science Research. Her winning abstract was “Tissue Factor-Targeted Peptide Amphiphile as an Injectable Therapy for Hemorrhage.”
Eric Keller received RSNA Research Medical Student Grant
Eric J. Keller, a second-year medical student, received a Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Research Medical Student Grant to fund his project, “Finding a Common Ethical Language for Healthcare: the Case of Symptomatic Uterine Fibroids.” The grant will provide him with a stipend that includes funds awarded by the RSNA Research & Education Foundation Board of Trustees and the Department of Radiology at Northwestern University.
A team of Northwestern University students and faculty launched a start-up, Opticent Health, which recently received an award from the National Science Foundation to bring their technology innovation to the market.
Students and faculty were recognized for their accomplishments and teaching at the Third Annual Honors Day celebration.
Prarthana Dalal, a first-year medical student, received a 2015 Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship, awarded by the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, to support her project studying a protein involved in inflammation.