Nancy L. Bartlett, MD, the Koman Chair in Medical Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a 2018 Legacy Leadership Award honoree by the Gateway Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
At the 2018 Global Spine Congress meeting held in Singapore in May, Munish Gupta, MD, and co-authors from the Fox Pediatric Spinal Deformity Study (including Washington University Orthopedics’ Michael P. Kelly, MD, and research coordinator Brenda Sides) received an award for best e-poster.
Sandor Kovacs, MD, PhD, professor of medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, recently received an honorary degree from Lund University in Sweden.
Five faculty members at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis recently were elected to the Society for Pediatric Research, which aims to improve child health through research, professional collaboration and advocacy. They are Megan A. Cooper, MD, PhD; Brian J. DeBosch, MD, PhD; Laura G. Schuettpelz, MD, PhD; Indi Trehan, MD; and Yumirle P. Turmelle, MD.
Christina Thurman, marketing team lead at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine, was honored recently at the St. Louis American Foundation’s 18th Annual Salute to Excellence in Health Care awards luncheon.
Timothy Miller, MD, PhD, the Clayson Professor of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the 2018 Sheila Essey Award from the American Academy of Neurology. The award includes $50,000 to support his work on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Gerald Early, the Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters in Arts & Sciences, was among the honorees at the 2018 Royal Vagabonds Leadership Awards.
Alexander Barnes, assistant professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, has been recognized with a 2018 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, recognizing his independent scholarship and deep commitment to education.
The Association of Women Faculty at Washington University in St. Louis bestowed awards on several women graduate students for their academic achievements as well as their efforts to improve opportunities for women, both on campus and more broadly.
Steven Strasberg, MD, the Pruett Professor of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, received the prestigious Medallion for the Advancement of Surgical Care from the American Surgical Association on April 19 in Phoenix during the group’s annual meeting.