2017 Bouchet Society inductees

Five doctoral candidates inducted as Bouchet fellows

Five doctoral candidates at Washington University in St. Louis were inducted into the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society at the annual Bouchet Conference on Diversity in Graduate Education April 7-8 at Yale University.

Many Washington University medical students seek dual degrees

Nearly one-third of the 135 students graduating this month from the School of Medicine will receive more than one degree. Those 44 students also will have earned advanced degrees in fields such as public health, biology and business. The drive for dual degrees reflects burgeoning motivation among physicians-to-be, particularly those attending the nation’s top-tier medical schools.

Tuuli receives national clinical research award

Methodius Tuuli, MD, an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and colleagues have been recognized with a 2017 Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award from the Clinical Research Forum.
Brookings Hall

Sadat, Van Essen to receive 2017 faculty achievement awards

Leila Sadat, an internationally renowned human rights expert, and David C. Van Essen, an authority on brain structure, function and development, will receive the university’s 2017 faculty achievement awards, Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton announced. Eric Leuthardt, MD, will be honored for innovation and entrepreneurship.
Jeffrey Millman at work

Millman receives career development award from diabetes foundation

Jeffrey R. Millman, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology Metabolism & Lipid Research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received a 2017 Career Development Award from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.