Kendall named director of allergy and immunology division

Kendall named director of allergy and immunology division

Peggy Kendall, MD, has been named director of the Division of Allergy and Immunology in the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She joined the university from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

Abraham honored by medical informatics association

Joanna Abraham, assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and the Institute for Informatics at Washington University School of Medicine, will receive the 2019 New Investigator Award from the American Medical Informatics Association.
Morris named 2019 Allen Distinguished Investigator

Morris named 2019 Allen Distinguished Investigator

Samantha A. Morris, assistant professor of developmental biology and of genetics at Washington University School of Medicine, has been named a 2019 Allen Distinguished Investigator by The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, a division of the Allen Institute. Morris is one of five investigators in the U.S. to be honored by the Allen Institute this year.
Carter works on report to improve children’s health

Carter works on report to improve children’s health

Ebony Carter, MD, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the School of Medicine, helped develop a recent report released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
Academy of Educators introduces inaugural class

Academy of Educators introduces inaugural class

The Academy of Educators at the School of Medicine introduced its inaugural class Tuesday, Sept. 24, in a ceremony at the Eric P. Newman Education Center. Also that day, the academy celebrated the graduation of the first class selected to the Teaching Scholars Program.

Guilak honored by regenerative medicine organization

Farshid Guilak, professor of orthopedic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been chosen to receive this year’s Senior Scientist Award from the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Society.
Washington People: Benjamin D. Humphreys

Washington People: Benjamin D. Humphreys

Nephrologist Benjamin Humphreys, MD, PhD, director of the Division of Nephrology at the School of Medicine, is a leading innovator in kidney research. Humphreys seeks to find better treatments to prevent kidney failure, a potentially fatal condition affecting 37 million Americans.