Catherine (Cate) Varney, DO, an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine, received the 2022 Steelman-Seim Educator Award for Excellence in Academics from the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) in October. The award recognizes a member exhibiting excellence in advancing the cause of health care through education and teaching. Dr. Varney’s nominators wrote, “She is extremely active on social media (specifically Twitter), whereby she is constantly advocating for patients and activating those colleagues in [obesity medicine] to work closely with their local senators and congressional leaders in affecting change for access to various elements and care for the treatment of obesity; she is clearly a role model!”
Congratulations to Dr. Varney on receiving this outstanding honor!
See complete list of award winners.