UVA School of Medicine Faculty Professional Awards, Honors 2016-2017

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During the 2016-2017 academic year, UVA School of Medicine faculty won nearly 100 awards and honors, from UVA, professional associations, and other entities recognizing their contributions to research and clinical care.

Congratulations to the faculty members listed below!

Emaad M. Abdel-Rahman, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Mentorship Award

Mohammad Abuannadi, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Award for Excellence in Clinical Care

Kristen Atkins, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology, American Society of Cytopathology President’s Award

Russell C. Bailey, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

Bhupal Ban, PhD, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, 2016 Outstanding Core of the Year Award

Matthew J. Barrett, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, 2016 Huntington Study Group New Member Scholarship

Todd Bauer, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Certificate for Highly Cited Research, Editors of Surgery 2016

Stefan Bekiranov, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics, Thelma R. Swortzel Collaborative Research Award

Edward Bertram, MD, Professor of Neurology, Secretary General of the International League Against Epilepsy

Michelle L. Bland, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, 2017 Peter C. Isakson Mentoring Award

Brendan Bowman, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award

Kenneth Brayman, MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery, Distinguished Graduate Award, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania

Christiana Brenin, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award

Nick Brenton, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology
• 2016 AAN Medical Student Summer Research Program Award – Mentor
• 2016 UVA Robert S. Rust Teaching Award
• ACTRIMS Educational Grant Award 2016

Andrew Buda, MD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Research Award

Nicole Chiota-McCollum, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology
• 2016 UVA All-University Resident Teaching Award
• 2016 Mulholland Resident and Fellow Teaching Award

Tushar Chopra, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Award for Excellence in Clinical Care

Lien Dame, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Award for Excellence in Clinical Care

Bimal Desai, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, 2016 Peter C. Isakson Mentoring Award

Kimberly Dowdell, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Award for Excellence in Clinical Care

Edward H. Egelman, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics, 2016 UVA Distinguished Scientist

Uta Erdbruegger, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Research Award

Avery Evans, MD, Professor of Radiology & Medical Imaging, Fellowship, American College of Radiology

Tabor Flickinger, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Research Award

Francine E. Garrett-Bakelman, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
• Thelma R. Swortzel Collaborative Research Award
• Leukemia Research Foundation Young Investigator Award
• V-Foundation Scholar Award

Andrea Garrod, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Margaret & Howard Gutgesell Award

Elizabeth Gaughan, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Award for Excellence in Clinical Care

Myla D. Goldman, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology
• Best Doctors in America, 2009-2017
• Selected to attend AAMC 2016 Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar
• Selected to attend NINDS Clinical Trials Methodology Course/Advanced Track

James Gorham, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology, National Blood Foundation Hall of Fame (NBF) Award

Leigh Grossman, MD, Professor of Pediatrics,
Medical Society of Virginia Foundation’s Salute to Service Award

Clarke Haley Jr., MD, Emeritus Professor of Neurology, AHA/ASA David G. Sherman Lecture Award

Adrian Halme, PhD, Associate Professor of Cell Biology, 2017 UVA Medical Education Fellowship Award

Fern Hauck, MD, Professor of Family Medicine,
 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. University of Virginia Health System Award

Zachary Henry, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Award for Excellence in Clinical Care

Peter Heymann, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, John E. Salvaggio Memorial Lectureship Award

Scott Heysell, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine
• Department of Medicine Award for Excellence in Clinical Care
• Outstanding Faculty Research Award
Bruce Hillman, MD, Professor of Radiology & Medical Imaging, Gold Medal, American College of Radiology

Gregory Hong, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine
• Department of Medicine Attending Physician of the Year Award
• Department of Medicine Award for Excellence in Clinical Care
• Inpatient Attending of the Year Award

Brant Isakson, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biological Physics, Pinn Scholar Award

Jason Itri, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiology & Medical Imaging, Paul M. Dee, MD, Teacher of the Year Award

Karen C. Johnston, MD, Professor of Neurology
• Director, UVA Comprehensive Stroke Center
• NIH-NINDS Advisory Council

David Jones, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Palatucci Advocacy Leadership Forum

Kambiz Kalantari, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Anne Brody and SOM scholarship to attend Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators in Health Professions Honor

Jaideep Kapur, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology, Ambassador for Epilepsy Award

Donald Kimpel, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Award for Excellence in Clinical Care

Jennifer Kirby, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award

Rachel Kon, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award

Irving L. Kron, MD, Professor of Surgery, 2016 UVA Distinguished Scientist Award

Gordon W. Laurie, PhD, Professor of Cell Biology
• Annette Lightner Research Award
• Pinn Scholar Award

Robin LeGallo, MD, Associate Professor of Pathology
• 2017 Robert Bennett Bean Award for Excellence in Teaching NexGen Curriculum
• 2017 Faculty Teaching Award for Excellence
in Instruction and Professionalism

Kenneth Leone, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Best Doctors in America, 2017-2018

Jessica Lewis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award

Allison Lyons, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award

Amy Mathers, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Research Award

Sula Mazimba, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Award for Excellence in Clinical Care

Christopher McCartney, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department Medicine of Excellence in Mentoring Award

David N. McCollum, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Appointed Medical Director for 6 Central 2016

Nancy McLaren, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Charlottesville Pride Community Network Cornerstone Award

Craig Meyer, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Outstanding Teacher Award, International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

Ayman Mithqal, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology & Medical Imaging, Charles J. Tegtmeyer, MD, Memorial Clinical Service Award

Patrick Norton, MD, Associate Professor of Radiology & Medical Imaging, 2017 Medical Education Fellowship Award

Shetal Padia, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Research Award

Diane Pappas, MD, JD, Professor of Pediatrics, UVA Department of Pediatrics Blue Ribbon Award

Shayn Peirce-Cottler, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Appointed President of the Microcirculatory Society

William Petri, Jr. MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, 2016 UF2:F41VA Distinguished Scientist Award

Lawrence H. Phillips, II MD, Professor of Neurology, 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award, AANEM

James Platts-Mills, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Research Award

Mark S. Quigg, MD, Professor of Neurology
• Best Doctors in America, 2009-2017
• Appointed Chair of Research and Training Council, American Epilepsy Society

Karen Rheuban, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Thomas Jefferson Award

David Schiff, MD, Professor of Neurology, Best Doctors in America, 2005-2017

Anneke Schroen, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, 2017 Jefferson Scholars Foundation Award
for Excellence in Teaching

Binit B. Shah, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, AB Baker Teacher Recognition Award 2017

Guillermo E. Solorzano, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Appointed Associate Physician Lead for the Neuroscience and Behavioral Health Service Line 2016

Victor Soukoulis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Teaching Award

Andrew M. Southerland MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center (MATRC) Innovation Award 2016

Michael Spaeder, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, McLemore Birdsong Award

Scott A. Sperling, PsyD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, 2017 Fellow’s posters selected for Guided Poster Tour at the 21st International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders

Daniel Strand, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Award for Excellence in Clinical Care

Amita Sudhir, MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Alpha Omega Alpha – Anne L. Brodie Teacher’s Teacher Award

Pamela Sutton-Wallace, MPH, CEO, UVA Medical Center, Named one of 12 female CEOs making their mark in healthcare and one of 10 Minority Executives to Watch

Brynne A. Sullivan, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, THRIV Mentored Career Development Award

Jon Swanson, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Bedside Manner Award for Neonatology

Jeffrey Vergales MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Robert J. Roberts Award

Dustin Walters, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, THRIV Award

Andrew Wang, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Mentorship Award

Michael D. Williams, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Robley Dunglison Award 2016

Andrew Wolf, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Research Award

Matthew Wolf, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine Excellence in Research Award

Bradford B. Worrall, MD, Professor of Neurology, Appointed 2017 Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Health

Victor Zaydfudim, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery
• Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Traveling Fellowship Award
• Sponsored traveling fellowship to Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery Unit in Hospital Italiano, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Jochen Zimmer, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology & Biological Physics, Pinn Scholar Award

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