The newest members of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society were inducted at a ceremony on March 18.
The Addison Fire Protection District presented second-year physician assistant student Andrea Duffey with an American Heart Association award for saving a woman’s life.
Molly Wasserman receives American Medical Association Foundation award
Molly Wasserman, MD, a resident in surgery, received an American Medical Association Foundation award for “Synthetically Engineered Targeted Gold Nanoparticles for the Prevention of Restenosis Following Vascular Interventions.”
Rebecca Anderson, a graduate student in the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences, received the Graduate Student Award from the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago for her research on bone development to better understand skeletal dysplasia.
Amy Lo and Pawel Mro win 2015 Goldberg Family Charitable Trust Award
Amy Lo, MD, ’14 GME, fellow, and Pawel Mro, MD, PhD, former resident, both from the Department of Pathology, won the 2015 Goldberg Family Charitable Trust Award. Each will receive $500 to use toward travel expenses to support the presentation of their research.
Luis Rivera, MD, a first-year resident in Family and Community Medicine, was recently awarded a $25,000 scholarship by the National Medical Fellowship for his work and commitment to underserved populations of Chicago.
Bruce Henschen, ’12 MD, resident in Internal Medicine, received the L. Randol Barker Award from Johns Hopkins University for research on the impact of the Education Centered Medical Home in medical education.
Third-year medical student Adina Goldberger will use her Schweitzer Fellowship to develop and implement a discussion-based preventative health program for women currently incarcerated in the Cook County Jail.
Peter Dorschner, a third-year medical student, was awarded an Alpha Omega Alpha 2014 Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship to investigate hospital-acquired infections in transplant patients.