Tammy Matuska, a clinical nurse coordinator in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a 2019 MPN Hero by CURE magazine, a national publication for cancer patients and their caregivers.
R. Edward Hogan, MD, professor of neurology and head of the Adult Epilepsy Section at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been elected second vice president of the American Epilepsy Society. In 2022, he will become the organization’s president.
Two students at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have been named top young entrepreneurs by Forbes magazine.
Katie Plax, MD, professor of pediatrics and director of the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the Job Lewis Smith Award for outstanding community service from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
School of Medicine physicians Jeannie Kelly, Steve Liao, Hayley Friedman, Barbara Cohlan, Cynthia Rogers and Michael Wenzinger, together with nurses and social workers at Barnes-Jewish and St. Louis Children’s hospitals, received the Dr. Corinne Walentik Provider/Practitioner Champion Award from Generate Health.
Ronald Levin, the William R. Orthwein Distinguished Professor of Law at Washington University, has received the American Bar Association Administrative Law Section’s 2019 “Award for Best Scholarship” in the field published in 2018.
Sean Joe, the Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development at the Brown School, was part of a working group that this week released the report “Ring the Alarm: The Crisis of Black Youth Suicide in America.”
Jhan Salazar, a graduate student in biology in Arts & Sciences, was recognized by the Colombian organization Color de Colombia as the “Afro-Colombian of the Year” in the youth category in a nationally televised ceremony in Colombia on Dec. 2.
Del Schwinke, a longtime Washington University adjunct instructor in University College, received the Advertising Club of Greater St. Louis’ Lifetime Achievement Award at a Dec. 5 event.
Alecia Vogel-Hammen, MD, PhD, an instructor in child psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry’s 2019 Pilot Research Award for Attention Disorders.