Faculty Awards & Honors
Daniel Martin Watterson, PhD, the John G. Searle Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in the Department of Pharmacology, has been named a 2022 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Ali Shilatifard, PhD, chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics and the Robert Francis Furchgott Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics and Pediatrics, was named a National Cancer Institute (NCI) 2022 Outstanding Investigator. NCI’s Outstanding Investigator Award supports accomplished leaders in cancer research, who are providing significant contributions toward understanding cancer and developing applications that may lead to a breakthrough in biomedical, behavioral, or clinical cancer research.
Susan Quaggin, MD, the chief and Charles Horace Mayo Professor of Nephrology and Hypertension in the Department of Medicine, has been presented one of The American Heart Association’s 2022 Distinguished Scientist awards, which honor members who have significantly advanced the understanding of cardiovascular, stroke or brain health.
Dimitri Krainc, MD, PhD, chair and Aaron Montgomery Ward Professor of Neurology, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) for his groundbreaking discoveries in the area of neurodegenerative disorders. NAM is one of three academies that make up the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine that serve as adviser for the nation and the international community.
Katherine Wisner, MD, the Norman and Helen Asher Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the Division of General Psychiatry and of Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as director of the Asher Center for the Study and Treatment of Depressive Disorders, was named to the Forbes “50 Over 50 Impact” list.
Brian Mustanski, PhD, professor of Medical Social Sciences, Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has been named director of the Third Coast Center for AIDS Research (CFAR). Mustanski has helped lead CFAR as co-director since it was established in 2015.
Richard Lieber, PhD, MBA, professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and of Neuroscience, has received the 2023 Paul B. Magnuson Award from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for Outstanding Achievement in Rehabilitation Research and Development, the highest honor for VA rehabilitation investigators.
Arthur Prindle, PhD, assistant professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, received the Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation that supports early-career development of individuals who exemplify the role of teacher-scholar through outstanding research, excellent education, and the integration of education and research.
Ann Kennedy, PhD, assistant professor of Neuroscience, received the 2023 Sloan Research Fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, for her creativity, innovation and research accomplishments; and the 2022 Eppendorf and Science Prize for Neurobiology, awarded annually to one scientist 35 years old or younger for outstanding neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology conducted in the past three years.
Sheehan Fisher, PhD, associate professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the Division of Psychology, was named in Crain’s Chicago Business’s 2022 Notable Black Leaders and Executives, recognizing his research and clinical work in perinatal mental health and psychology training as well as other work in diverse communities.
Leah Tatebe, MD, associate professor of Surgery in the Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, has been named to the Association of Women Surgeons 2022 “40 Under 40” list.
Amy Paller, MD, chair of the Department of Dermatology and Walter J. Hamlin professor of Dermatology, received the inaugural Society for Pediatric Dermatology’s Hall of Fame Award.
Young Yoo, PhD, research assistant professor of Urology was awarded the 2022 John Miller-PCF Young Investigator Award by the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF). PCF Young Investigator Awards are intended to identify a cohort of future research leaders who will keep the field of prostate cancer research vibrant with new ideas and offer career and project support for early career physicians and scientists who are committed to advancing the prostate cancer field.
Twelve faculty with appointments at Feinberg were named to the 2022 “Highly Cited Researchers” list, published by Clarivate Analytics
David Cella, PhD, professor of Medical Social Sciences
Navdeep S. Chandel, PhD, David W. Cugell, MD, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Mark Hersam, PhD, professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Shana Kelley, PhD, professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, chair and Eileen M. Foell Professor of Preventive Medicine
Chad Mirkin, PhD, professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology
Brian Mustanski, PhD, professor of Medical Social Sciences
Amy Paller, MD, chair and Walter J. Hamlin Professor of Dermatology
John Rogers, PhD, Louis Simpson and Kimberly Querrey Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Neurological Surgery
Sanjiv Shah, MD, Neil J. Stone, MD, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology
Richard Wunderink, MD, professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Clyde Yancy, MD, MSc, chief and Magerstadt Professor of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine
The following medical school faculty have been selected as 2022 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general scientific society in the world:
Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD, chair of Cell and Developmental Biology and the Stephen Walter Ranson Professor of Cell Biology.
Murali Prakriya, PhD, the Magerstadt Professor of Pharmacology and of Medicine in the Division of Allergy and Immunology.
Linda Teplin, PhD, vice chair for research in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, the Owen L. Coon Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases.