David Patterson Silver Wolf, associate professor at the Brown School, has been appointed to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Committee on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder.
Kathryn Diemer, MD, assistant dean for career counseling and professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, will receive the 2018 Excellence in Medical Student Career Advising Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges on Nov. 2 in Austin, Texas.
Barcelona-based architect Mónica Rivera has been named chair of graduate architecture at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis.
Todd E. Druley, MD, PhD, associate professor of pediatrics, of genetics and of developmental biology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, represented pediatric cancer researchers in September at the U.S. Capitol in Washington for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
Mary E. Klingensmith, MD, the Mary Culver Distinguished Professor and vice chair for education in the Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named the inaugural director of the school’s Academy of Health Professions Educators.
James Janetka, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics at Washington University School of Medicine, is this year’s St. Louis winner of the American Chemical Society Award.
Rebecca Wanzo, associate professor of women, gender and sexuality studies in Arts & Sciences, will examine the work of artist Sanford Biggers as part of a panel discussion titled “Re: Black Visual Mourning” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis.
Four Arts & Sciences faculty members — Megan Daschbach, Janet Duchek, John Shareshian and Lynne Tatlock — were honored during the school’s annual faculty welcome reception, held Sept. 12 in Ridgley Hall’s Holmes Lounge.
Mark C. Udey, MD, PhD, has been named co-director of the Oliver Langenberg Physician Scientist Training Program in the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The program supports research-oriented careers in academic medicine for MD/PhDs.
Nichole R. Mercier, director of the Office of Technology Management at Washington University in St. Louis, has received a first-place Innovations in Research and Research Education Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges. The award recognizes her efforts to support women in innovation and technology.