Faculty Awards & Honors
Peng Ji, MD, PhD, associate professor of Pathology, has been awarded the 2022 Ramzi S. Cotran Young Investigator Award from the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, an award that recognizes investigative work that has contributed significantly to the diagnosis and understanding of human disease.
Linda Teplin, PhD, the Owen L. Coon Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, is the recipient of the American Psychology-Law Society Award
for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology and Law.
Paula H. Stern, PhD, professor emeritus in the Division of Pharmacology, and Catherine Woolley, PhD, professor of Neurology in the Ken & Ruth Davee Department of Neurology, have been selected 2021 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Robert Kushner, MD, ’80, ’82 GME, professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, was honored by the Clinical Research Forum with a 2022 Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award and with the prestigious Herbert Pardes Clinical Research Excellence Award.
Lucas Pinto, MD, MS, PhD, assistant professor of Neuroscience, was selected as a Sloan Research Fellow in neuroscience, a two-year $75,000 fellowship that is one of the most competitive and prestigious awards available for young researchers.
Lisa Hirschhorn, MD, MPH, professor of Medical Social Sciences and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has been elected to serve on the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Board of Directors.
Stephen Miller, PhD, the Judy Gugenheim Research Professor of Microbiology-Immunology, Dermatology and of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, has been named an American Association of Immunologists 2022 Distinguished Fellow.
Rola Kaakeh, PharmD, adjunct instructor in the Department of Preventive Medicine, has been awarded the Above and Beyond Pharmacy Champion award from GoodRx, recognizing her pride in the profession through advocacy, spirit, and leadership.
Derek Wainwright, PhD, assistant professor of Neurological Surgery, Microbiology-Immunology, Neuroscience and of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, has been named a NextGen Star by the American Association for Cancer Research.
John Rogers, PhD, the Louis Simpson and Kimberly Querrey Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and professor of Neurological Surgery, has been awarded the 2022 James Prize in Science and Technology Integration by the Council of the National Academy of Sciences.
Bonnie Spring, PhD, director of the Center for Behavior and Health and chief of Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Preventive Medicine, has been selected by Feinberg’s Women Faculty Organization as this year’s winner of the fifth annual Paula H. Stern Award for Outstanding Women in Science and Medicine.
Jane Winter, MD, professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology and a highly regarded lymphoma expert, will serve as president of the American Society of Hematology for a year-long term through December 2022.
Each year, Clarivate Analytics releases a list of highly cited investigators who have “demonstrated significant and broad influence, reflected in the publication of multiple papers frequently cited by their peers during the last decade.” Below is a list of the Feinberg investigators who made the list in 2021 and the category in which they were identified:
Brian Mustanski, PhD, director of the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing and professor of Medical Social Sciences, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences in Social Sciences; Chad Mirkin, PhD, professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology and in the Weinberg College of Arts and Science, in Cross-Field; Clyde Yancy, MD, MSc, Vice Dean for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine, in Cross-Field; David Cella, PhD, chair of the Department of Medical Social Sciences and the Ralph Seal Paffenbarger Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Neurology, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, in Social Sciences; Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine and the Eileen M. Foell Professor of Preventive Medicine, Medicine, and Pediatrics, in Clinical Medicine; Navdeep Chandel, PhD, the David W. Cugell, MD, Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry and of Molecular Genetics, in Molecular Biology and Genetics and Biology and Biochemistry; Philip Greenland, MD, the Harry W. Dingman Professor
of Cardiology and of Preventive Medicine, in Cross-Field; Samuel Weinberg, MD, PhD, in Cross-Field; and Sanjiv Shah, MD, the Neil J. Stone, MD, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, in Clinical Medicine.