McBride begins health policy role with HHS

Tim McBride, the Bernard Becker Professor at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, will begin a part-time contract appointment within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as assistant secretary for planning and evaluation in the Office of Health Policy.

Faculty win Emerson teaching awards

Six faculty members from Washington University in St. Louis have won Emerson Excellence in Teaching awards.
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Bender receives Humboldt Research Award

Carl Bender, the Konneker Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Physics in Arts & Sciences, has received a Humboldt Research Award. The award is given to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future.
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Bowen book earns honorable mention for Laura Shannon Prize

A book by John Bowen, professor of anthropology and the Dunbar-Van Cleve Professor in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, is one of five books in the running for the 2019 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies.
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Two faculty members named National Academy of Inventors fellows

Jeffrey I. Gordon, MD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and Yoram Rudy, of the School of Engineering & Applied Science, and have been selected as National Academy of Inventors fellows. They will be inducted in April at a ceremony during the academy’s annual meeting in Houston.
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Wright president-elect of orthopedic surgery board

Rick W. Wright, MD, the Jerome J. Gilden Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named president-elect of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Wright will serve a one-year term as president-elect and become president of the organization in October.
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