in the Dept. of Internal Medicine was featured in the November 2, 2006 Washington People section of the Record which focused on her work on the molecular mechanisms by which metastases spread to bone cells as well as her ability to juggle being a wife, mother and physician scientist.
Associate Professor of Pathology and Immunology was elected Treasurer of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC), an international professional society of over 9000 members representing physicians, doctoral sceintists, medical technologists, and industry professionals involved in vitro diagnostics. (www.AACC.org)
Ingrid B. Borecki, Ph.D.
Associate professor of Genetics, received tenure effective Oct. 6, 2006.
Catherine Striley, Ph.D.
Research Instructor in Psychiatry, has received a one-year, $19,979 grant from the office of Research Integrity for research title “Mentoring and Supervision for the Responsible Conduct of Research.”
Susan Deusinger, PT, PhD
Director of the Program in Physical Therapy, was selected a Catherine Worthingham Fellow by the American Physical Therapy Association. This is the highest honor given by APTA “to recognize those persons whose work has resulted in lasting and significant advances in the science, education, and practice of the profession of physical therapy.” Also, Dr. Deusinger was honored by The Eastern District of the Missouri Physical Therapy Association with the Helen Holzum Whealan award. The purpose of this award is to acknowledge and honor physical therapists and physical therapist assistants who have served the Eastern District and the Missouri Chapter for 20 years or greater and have provided lasting and significant contributions to the profession.
Veronica Luzzi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Dept. of Internal Medicine, was sponsored by the Office of Faculty Affairs and the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism to attend the “Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar” developed by the AAMC and Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education in Los Angeles, CA, September 9-11, 2006
Ann Cross, M.D. Professor of Neurology, has received a one-year, $44,000 grant from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for research titled “Restoring Glutamate Homeostasis in EAE”
Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D. Receives ELAM Award
Linda P. Cottler, Ph.D., professor of epidemiology in psychiatry and director the Epidemiology and Prevention Research Group, is one of 48 women nationwide chosen for the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women, dedicated to preparing senior women faculty for leadership at academic health centers. In the 12 years since the ELAM program began, Cottler is only the second Washington University representative selected to participate. The other was Leslie E. Kahl, M.D., professor of medicine and associate dean for student affairs. The ELAM curriculum combines traditional master’s of business administration training oriented toward the academic health center environment with personal and professional development.
Karen O’Malley received the Service Award at the Academic Women’s Network Spring Dinner on April 6, 2006.
The AWN Service Award recognizes women who have worked to advance the objectives of the Academic Women’s Network and advance the professional status of women at Washington University School of Medicine. This award may or may not be awarded annually.
Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology and in the Department of Anthropology, has received grants from the Leakey Foundation and the National Geographical Society to undertake field research on hybrid baboons of easter and central Zambia (2006-07) and funding from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research for a conference entitled “Evolutionary Anthropology at the Interface”, to be held in New York in 2007.
Department of Internal Medicine was featured in the September 21, 2006 Record for her work on cardiac disease that was recently published in the J of Nuclear Cardiology.
Department of Pathology and Immunology, was featured in the September 21, 2006 Record for her work on rare childhood lung tumors.
“Dr. Moley is one of the finest reproductive biologists in the world and is well-positioned to lead this critical effort in the department”.. She is also featured in the October 19, 2006 Washington People section of the Record fro her work on the link between blood sugar concentrations and higher rates of miscarriage.
Has been honored with the Clinical Sciences Award in Translational Research from the Burrows Wellcome Fund…
Was elected the 2006 president of the Association for Molecular Pathology, an international professional society representing physicians, doctoral scientists, medical technologists, and industry professionals involved in molecular diagnostics.
Presented to an established St. Louis scientist with a distinguished career of service in science and/or engineering.