Todd Braver, professor of psychological & brain sciences, radiology and neuroscience, has been appointed to the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Integrative Health (NACCIH).
Dongyeon “Joanna” Kim, a second-year medical student at the School of Medicine, is one of 50 recipients of a $5,000 summer research fellowship from the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society. Kim is researching osteoarthritis, a common, degenerative joint disease that afflicts tens of millions of adults nationwide.
Radiation oncologist Dennis E. Hallahan, MD, of the School of Medicine, has been elected a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors. Hallahan is the Elizabeth H. and James S. McDonnell III Distinguished Professor of Medicine and head of the Department of Radiation Oncology.
Michael Nowak, research professor of physics in Arts & Sciences, is a member of the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration that won the 2020 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics. The award recognizes the team’s achievement of making the first image of a supermassive black hole, “taken by means of an Earth-sized alliance of telescopes.”
According to the latest from Research Papers in Economics, Mark Taylor, dean of Olin Business School, is the fifth-most influential researcher in international finance in the world.
Rajan Chakrabarty, assistant professor of energy, environmental and chemical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, received the 2019 Schmauss Award from the German Association for Aerosol Research (Gesellschaft für Aerosolforschung) at the European Aerosol Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Arts & Sciences presented Outstanding Staff Awards to Robert Chien, Rachel Dunaway and Sue McKinney and the Dean’s Award to Henry S. Webber in recognition of their extraordinary contributions to the effectiveness of teaching, advising, counseling and research in Arts & Sciences.
Caline Mattar, MD, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been appointed a chair of the Expert Advisory Group for the Global Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Development Hub.
Richard P. Rood, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at the School of Medicine, gave the opening keynote address at the United Ostomy Association of America’s national conference Aug. 7 in Philadelphia.
Washington University Libraries’ Film & Media Archive received a $4,960 grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation to preserve and digitize the 1973 film “Listen to a Stranger: An Interview with Gordon Parks.”