Sanz recognized with Women-in-Primatology award

Sanz recognized with Women-in-Primatology award

Crickette Sanz, associate professor of biological anthropology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, received the 2019 Ai’s Scarf Award, otherwise known as the Women-in-Primatology Award. The honor was announced in Kyoto, Japan, in advance of World Chimpanzee Day July 14, a celebration of “our closest cousin in the animal kingdom.”
Sauerwein article recognized by Association of American Medical Colleges

Sauerwein article recognized by Association of American Medical Colleges

Kristina Sauerwein, a senior medical sciences writer in Medical Public Affairs at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received a silver Robert G. Fenley Writing Award for general staff writing from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
Blanchard appointed vice chair for education

Blanchard appointed vice chair for education

The Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has named Melvin Blanchard, MD, to the newly created position of vice chair for education.
Social Policy Institute receives $385,000 grant

Social Policy Institute receives $385,000 grant

The newly established Social Policy Institute at Washington University has received a $385,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase & Co., part of the company’s $125 million, five-year global commitment to promoting customers’ financial health.
Webb named ACHA president

Webb named ACHA president

Kim Webb, director of the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center at Washington University in St. Louis, has been named president of the American College Health Association, which represents about 1,100 institutions and the collective health and wellness needs of 10 million college students. 
Cashen named Institutional Review Board chair

Cashen named Institutional Review Board chair

Amanda F. Cashen, MD, associate professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named executive chair of the university’s Institutional Review Board, the multidisciplinary group that reviews and approves protocols for research studies that involve human subjects.
Chemist Wencewicz receives teacher-scholar award

Chemist Wencewicz receives teacher-scholar award

Tim Wencewicz, assistant professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences, has been recognized with a 2019 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award. He will use the funding for his research to help develop new antibiotics, to combat antibiotic resistance and to improve the university’s organic chemistry curriculum.
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