Eleven medical faculty receive Distinguished Faculty Awards

Eleven faculty members from Washington University School of Medicine were honored Feb. 9 at the 2011 Distinguished Faculty Awards ceremony at the Eric P. Newman Education Center.

The awards were created to recognize outstanding achievements in clinical care, community service, research and teaching and are co-sponsored by the dean’s office, the Office of Faculty Affairs, Central Administration and the Executive Committee of the Faculty Council.

“These dedicated and talented individuals have made significant and lasting contributions to the School of Medicine,” says Larry J. Shapiro, MD, executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine. “Our awardees’ efforts have touched the personal and professional lives of countless patients, families, colleagues and trainees. In the process, they have enriched our academic community and beyond in immeasurable ways.”

The recipients are as follows:

Distinguished Clinician Award

  • Jeffrey M. Michalski, MD, vice chairman and professor of radiation oncology
  • Tae Sung Park, MD, the Shi Hui Huang Professor of Neurological Surgery, professor of neurobiology and of pediatrics
  • Andrew J. White, MD, assistant professor of pediatrics

Distinguished Community Service Award

  • L. Lewis Wall, MD, DPhil, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and of anthropology in Arts & Sciences

Distinguished Educator Award
Clinical Fellow Mentoring

  • Paul J. Goodfellow, PhD, professor of surgery, of genetics and of obstetrics and gynecology

Graduate Student Teaching

  • William W. Clark, PhD, director, Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, professor of audiology and communication sciences and of otolaryngology

House Staff Teaching

  • Daniel W. Haupt, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry

Distinguished Investigator Award

  • Robert H. Baloh, MD, PhD, assistant professor of neurology
  • L. David Sibley, PhD, professor of molecular microbiology
  • Michael J. Welch, PhD, professor of radiology and of developmental biology

Daniel P. Schuster Award for Distinguished Work in Clinical and Translational Science

  • Philip E. Cryer, MD, the Irene E. and Michael M. Karl Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism in Medicine