Lila Solnica-Krezel, the Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor and head of the Department of Developmental Biology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been elected president of the International Zebrafish Society.
After a national search, noted radiologist Debbie Lee Bennett, MD, has been named chief of breast imaging for Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
“Dateline–Saigon,” a documentary about Vietnam War reporting produced by Richard Chapman, senior lecturer in film and media studies in Arts & Science at Washington University in St. Louis, has been released for streaming on iTunes, Amazon Prime and other platforms.
Louis Damani Jones, an incoming Brown School student, has been appointed to the board of directors of Catholic Charities of St. Louis.
Two doctoral students from the lab of Abhinav Jha, at the McKelvey School of Engineering and the School of Medicine, presented four talks on computational nuclear medicine imaging at the recent annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.
A paper by Olin Business School’s Hillary Anger Elfenbein and Bill Bottom, along with then-doctoral candidate Daisung Jang, recently was awarded the International Association for Conflict Management Article of the Year for 2018.
Jason Purnell, associate professor at the Brown School, has been named vice president of community health improvement at BJC HealthCare. He will remain on the Brown School faculty.
The Society for College and University Planning recently honored Washington University in St. Louis’ East End Transformation with its Excellence in Planning Honor for a district of campus component.
Bruce Backus, assistant vice chancellor for environmental health and safety at Washington University in St. Louis, received a lifetime achievement award from the Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Association. This was his second lifetime achievement award in less than a month.
Ian S. Hagemann, MD, PhD, Ali Y. Mian, MD, and Michelle M. Miller-Thomas, MD, have been named the 2020-22 Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Teaching Fellows at Washington University School of Medicine. The fellowship aims to advance medical education.