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.
Arts & Sciences recognized eight outstanding alumni and supporters of the school during its 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner, held April 25 at the Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis.
Six alumni representing a wide range of careers in the field received Achievement Awards from the School of Engineering & Applied Science on April 26 at the Saint Louis Art Museum.
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 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, seniors majoring in biology in Arts & Sciences, have been awarded the 2018 Ralph S. Quatrano Prize.
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.
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.
Andrew F. Tuch, professor of law at the School of Law, has been appointed to a four-year term on the National Adjudicatory Council of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
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.