Northwestern University is accepting nominations for its $200,000 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science, a biennial prize that will be awarded in Fall 2022.
McGaw Medical Center hosted the first annual Health Equity Week, a series of panel discussions highlighting the roots of healthcare disparities and how clinicians and scientists are working to find solutions.
Andrew D. Bunta, ’67 MD, ’74 GME, associate professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, has been named a “Pillar of the Orthopaedic Profession” by the American Orthopaedic Association.
Dimitri Krainc, MD, PhD, has received a Research Program Award grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
The Institute for Global Health (IGH) has established the Center for Pathogen Genomics and Microbial Evolution which will apply lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic to the tracking and prevention of future threats.
Lucy Bilaver, PhD, associate professor of Pediatrics, has been named director of the Health Sciences Integrated PhD program, while Richard Epstein, PhD, MPH, research professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has been named associate director.
Bonnie Spring, PhD, chief of Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Preventive Medicine, has received the 2021 Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society of Behavioral Medicine.
Shubhada Ahya, MD, has received the Medical Advisory Board Distinguished Service Award from the National Kidney Foundation.
Three members of the Feinberg faculty have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies.
Diane B. Wayne, ’91 MD, and Mary McDermott, MD, ’92 GME, have been recognized by the Society of General Internal Medicine for their lifetime contributions to medical education and research.