Vedantham-led team honored for clinical research

Suresh Vedantham, MD, professor of radiology at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and a team of clinical trial investigators have been recognized with a 2018 Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award from the Clinical Research Forum.
Anthropology students Ed Henry and Elissa Bullion (right) celebrate the receipt of a departmental service award named for former anthropology administrator Kathleen Clark (center).

Anthropology students receive Kathleen Cook Award

The Department of Anthropology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis has recognized doctoral students Elissa Bullion and Ed Henry with its annual H. Kathleen Cook Award for excellence in scholarship, dedication to teaching and commitment to building and sustaining the graduate student community. 
Emily Haussler

Haussler wins Harrison D. Stalker Award

Emily Haussler has been awarded the 2018 Harrison D. Stalker Award from the Department of Biology in Arts & Sciences. The award is given annually to a graduating biology major whose undergraduate career combines outstanding scientific scholarship with significant contributions in the arts and humanities.
Alex Chen and Yixi Wang

Chen and Wang share Quatrano Prize

Alex Chen and Yixi Wang, seniors majoring in biology in Arts & Sciences, have been awarded the 2018 Ralph S. Quatrano Prize.

Goodwin to lead national group of cancer center communicators, marketers

Jim Goodwin, associate director of strategic communication at Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named chair of the Public Affairs & Marketing Network, a group of communications and marketing professionals at 70 U.S. cancer centers.

Shaker wins Spector Prize

Each year, the Department of Biology in Arts & Sciences awards a prize to a graduating senior in memory of Marion Smith Spector, a 1938 graduate who studied zoology under the late Viktor Hamburger. This year’s recipient is Jordan Shaker, who worked in the laboratory of Michael R. Bruchas at the School of Medicine.
Rupa Patel photo

Patel recognized in Business Journal’s ’40 Under 40′

Rupa Patel, MD, assistant professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, was selected from more than 500 nominations as one of the St. Louis Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” honorees for 2018.