Kim Thuy Seelinger, research associate professor at the Brown School, participated in a United Nations General Assembly event, “Ensuring Accountability for Sexual Violence and Other Violations of International Humanitarian Law,” Sept. 21 in New York.
Sidharth V. Puram, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of otolaryngology at the School of Medicine, has received a 2022 Clinical Scientist Development Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
Maxwell Greenberg, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Jewish, Islamic, and Middle Eastern Studies in Arts & Sciences, has won a Warburg Research Grant for his work on Jewish pioneers in the American Southwest. In addition, Greenberg’s research on Jewish pioneer cemeteries will be used in Reconstructionist Rabbinical College’s new project on race, religion and Judaism.
Geo-resolution 2022, hosted by the Taylor Geospatial Institute, will bring together experts and students to use geospatial tech to predict and mitigate climate change.
Lamar Pierce, professor of organization and strategy at Olin Business School, has been appointed editor-in-chief of Organization Science.
Thomas De Fer, MD, and Victoria J. Fraser, MD, both of the School of Medicine, have been awarded mastership in the American College of Physicians, one of the highest honors available to internists.
Most presidents have 100 years until they fade from Americans’ memory. Henry L. “Roddy” Roediger in Arts & Sciences will discuss his research into this and the broader national collective memory on Sept. 29.
Arpita Bose, in Arts & Sciences, attended a White House summit on biotechnology, along with representatives from government and the private sector. In her research at Washington University, Bose harnesses the power of microbes to create new biofuels and bioplastics.
A center in the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences received a grant establishing the School of Medicine as a coordinating center for the Short-Term Research Experience Program to Unlock Potential. STEP-UP is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) program to introduce scholars underrepresented in medicine to medical research.
To develop guidelines to evaluate artificial intelligence (AI) in nuclear-medicine imaging, an interdisciplinary team established by Richard L. Wahl, MD, director of Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) and led by Abhinav Jha, assistant professor at the McKelvey School of Engineering, published Recommendations for Evaluation of AI for Nuclear Medicine in the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
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