Division of Biology and Medicine

Excellence Awards

The Dean's Excellence Awards honor dedicated faculty and professionals across Brown's basic science and clinical departments.

The Office of the Dean sponsors a number of awards to recognize the dedicated faculty and professionals who effectively teach and mentor our medical students and residents.

Awards are presented to both campus-based and hospital- or community-based faculty for exemplary teaching in preclinical courses, core clerkships and clinical electives.

Faculty in the Program in Biology are recognized for mentoring and teaching undergraduate and graduate students.

Excellence Awards for Teaching in the Warren Alpert Medical School

The Dean’s Excellence Awards in Teaching, Advising, and Mentoring recognize the dedicated campus-based faculty, hospital-based instructors, and office-based teachers who effectively teach and mentor our medical students and residents. The Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Awards are presented to clinical and basic science faculty for their exemplary teaching in preclinical courses, core clerkships and clinical electives. These faculty members are recognized for their exceptional teaching and mentoring as lecturers, small-group leaders, and laboratory, hospital-based and office-based preceptors.

Clinical Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC) Honorees

Nominated by department chairs, division directors, and residency and fellowship program directors, these honorees and clinical faculty, who have exhibited exceptional teaching and service to medical education.

Rosa Bermudez-Emmanuelli, MD, FACOG
Clinical Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Dayna Burrell, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinician Educator

Keith Callahan, MD, MBA
Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Rabin Chandran, MD
Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Clinician Educator

George Charlton, MD, FACC, FASE
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Stephanie Czech, PhD
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Clinician Educator

Amy Halt, MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Teresita Hamilton, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Jennifer Herren, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Clinician Educator

Gaurav Jindal, MD
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator

Vania Kasper, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Daniel Kwan, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Athene Lee, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Clinician Educator

Ruby Lee, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Associate Program Director of Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship

Swee Yang Lim, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology

Robin McKinney, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Carla Moreira, MD, RPVI
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Nicholas Musisca, MD, MA
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator

Samir Patel, MD, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Barry Plummer, PhD
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Michelle Rickerby, MD
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Albert Scappaticci, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator

Brett Slingsby, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

John Solomon, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

King To, MD
Clinical Professor of Surgery

Carol Wheeler, MD
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinician Educator

Preclinical

Presented to faculty for their exemplary teaching in preclinical courses. These faculty are recognized for their exceptional teaching and mentoring as lecturers, small-group leaders and preceptors.

Maya Cohen, MD
Teaching Fellow in Medicine

John Donahue, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology, Associate Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Luba Dumenco, MD
Associate Professor of Medical Science, Associate Professor of Pathology &
Laboratory Medicine

Jennifer Eaton, MD, MSCI
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Pamela Egan, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Afshin Ehsan, MD, FACS, FACC, FAHA
Associate Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Ronan Farrell, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Meghan Fredette, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Avani Ganta, MD
Teaching Fellow in Pediatrics

Joseph Garland, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Eric Gartman, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Wilfredo Giordano-Perez, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Linda Corey Hanley, MD
Assistant Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator; Assistant Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Clinician Educator

Brian Kimble, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medical Science, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Jerome Larkin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Shaolei Lu, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Matthew Lynch, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Lauren Massingham, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Thais Mather, PhD
Director, Preclinical Curriculum Year 1; Assistant Dean of Medical Education;
Assistant Professor of Medical Science; Assistant Professor of Molecular
Microbiology & Immunology

Edward Medeiros, DO
Clinical Instructor in Medical Science

Mitch Otu, MD, MBA
Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Meghan Ozcan, MD
Teaching Fellow in Obstetrics & Gynecology

Gabriel Pleasants, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Kittichai Promrat, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Matthew Quesenberry, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Dale Ritter, PhD
Senior Lecturer in Biology

Julie Roth, MD, FAAN
Associate Professor of Neurology, Associate Professor of Medical Science

Douglas Shemin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Victor Shin, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Megan Smith, PhD
Teaching Associate in Medical Science

Victoria Snegovskikh, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinician Educator

Christopher Song, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Kara Stavros, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

Diana Treaba, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Sabrina Witherby, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Edward Wittels, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Medical Science

Doctoring

Presented to faculty for their exemplary teaching in the Doctoring program. These faculty are recognized for their exceptional teaching and mentoring as lecturers, small-group leaders and preceptors.

Joanne Featherston, MSW, LICSW
Teaching Associate in Medical Science

Jonathan Gershon, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Linda Gershon, MS
Teaching Associate in Medical Science

David Harrington, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery

Jonathan Leviss, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Andrew Lewandowski, MSW, LICSW, MPH
Teaching Associate in Medical Science

Christine Nevins-Herbert, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Wendy Regan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Karen Saal, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Science

Elizabeth Sutton, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator; Associate Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator

Clerkship

 

Presented to faculty for their exemplary teaching in core clerkships. These faculty are recognized for their exceptional teaching and mentoring as lecturers, small-group leaders and preceptors.

Sibel Algon, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Clinician Educator

Jimmette Brooks, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Ahmet Burakgazi, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology

Tina Burton, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Stephanie Catanese, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Saima Chaudhry, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

Jeannine Connolly, MD, FACOG
Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Stephen Dizio, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Beata DiZoglio, MD, FACOG
Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Renee Eger, MD, FACOG
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinician Educator

Amy Egolf, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Clinician Educator

Christine Emmick, MD, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Caitlin Gillooly, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Vidya Gopinath, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Robert Griffith, Jr., MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Charles Hackett, MD
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Clinician Educator

Allison Heinly, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Lynn Ho, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Bridget Hottenstein, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Emily Katz, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Clinician Educator; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Amanda Kelvey, DO, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Martha Kole-White, MD, FACOG
Asssistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinician Educator

Darif Krasnow, DO
Clinical Instructor in Medical Science

Chandan Lakhiani, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Shannon Maj, MD
Teaching Fellow in Medical Science

Christopher Matkovic, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Peter Mazzaglia, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Megan McMahon, MD, FACOG
Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Stephen Mernoff, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

Thomas Miner, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery

Carla Moreira, MD, RPVI
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Gillian Morris, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Hassan Qadir, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Jason Richards, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

Brian Sard, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Mark Schleinitz, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Stephen Wagner, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinician Educator

Adam Walpert, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Shadi Yaghi, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology

Kun Yang
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Jeremy Yardley, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Residents and Fellows

The following exemplary residents and fellows have demonstrated a dedication to teaching, as recognized by one of our medical students.

Harrison Agyeman, MD
House Staff Officer, Internal Medicine

Abigail Davies, MD
House Staff Officer, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Kate de Klerk, DO
House Staff Officer, Family Medicine

Jasmine Ebott, MD
House Staff Officer, Gynecologic Oncology

Averill Guo, MD
House Staff Officer, Gastroenterology

Nirav Haribhakti, MD
House Staff Officer, Internal Medicine

Aaron Heaps, MD
House Staff Officer, Pediatrics

Dylan Hershkowitz, MD
House Staff Officer, Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Vishnu Kadiyala, MD
House Staff Officer, Internal Medicine

Benjamin Kahn, MD
House Staff Officer, Dermatology

Lindsay Kosinkski, MD
House Staff Officer, Orthopaedic Trauma

Tamara Lhungay, MD
House Staff Officer, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics

Erin Lips, MD
House Staff Officer, Gynecologic Oncology

Nicholas Lopresto, DO
House Staff Officer, Family Medicine

Ashley Martinez, MD
House Staff Officer, Triple Board

Prashanth Moku, MD
House Staff Officer, Internal Medicine

Chase Pribble, MD
House Staff Officer, Triple Board

Pooja Reddy, MD
House Staff Officer, Rheumatology

Griffin Reed, MD
House Staff Officer, Internal Medicine

Nadya Rivera Gelabert
House Staff Officer, Pediatrics

Rahul Sastry, MD
House Staff Officer, Neurosurgery

Kara Stoever, MD
House Staff Officer, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Elizabeth Stone, MD
House Staff Officer, Pediatrics

Elizabeth Tindal, MD
House Staff Officer, Surgery

Gregory Yungtum, MD
House Staff Officer, Internal Medicine

Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (LIC) Honorees

Beth Cronin, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

James Greer, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Donald Rice, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Meera Simoes, MD, FACOG
Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Electives

Jason Aliotta, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Antra Bami, MD
Clinical Instructor in Medical Science

Mohammad Banki, MD, DMD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Benjamin Brown, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinician Educator

Rebecca Cangemi, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Heather Chapman, MD, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Clinician Educator; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Kwame Dapaah-Afriyie, MD, MBA
Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Zobeida Diaz, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior, Clinician Educator

Libertad Flores, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Clinician Educator

Keith Fragoza, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Meghan Geary, MD
Assistant Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Dana Guyer, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Ross Hilliard, MD, FACP
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Franklin Jeng, MD
House Staff Officer in Medicine

Loree Kalliainen, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Craig Kaufmann, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Matthew Lorenz, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Alexis Mancini, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Jack Nassau, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Anthony Reginato, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Dermatology

Jamie Schaefer, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Monica Serrano-Gonzalez, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Jeffrey Slaiby, MD, FACS, RPVI
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Lisa Swartz Topor, MD, MMSc
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Teddi Lynn Tubre, MD
Teaching Fellow in Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Rahul Vanjani, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Eric Walsh, MD, CAQSH, FAAOS
Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedics

Joseph Weiss, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Clinical Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC) Honorees

Nominated by department chairs, division directors, and residency and fellowship program directors, these honorees and clinical faculty, who have exhibited exceptional teaching and service to medical education.

Saurabh Agarwal, MD
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator

Tanya Ali, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Andrea Arena, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Judith Berger, MSW
Teaching Associate, Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Harikrashna Bhatt, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

John Boekamp, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Caitlin Burditt, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Human Behavior

Thomas Nicholas Carruthers, MD, RPVI
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Amos Charles, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Erica Chung, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Curtis Doberstein, MD
Professor of Neurosurgery, Clinician Educator

Sarah Hagin, PhD
Associate Professor, Clinician Educator Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Linda Corey Hanley,
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Assistant Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator

Ellen Hight, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Nadine Himelfarb, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator

Jessica Huang, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Kirsten Hull, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Human Behavior

W. Scott Keigwin, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Melanie Lippmann, MD
Associate Professor, Clinician Educator Track Emergency Medicine

Pierre Manzo, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Ryan McTaggart, MD
Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator

Kimberly Miller, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Kennon Miller, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Maria Garcia-Moliner, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinician Educator

Christine Nevins-Herbert, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Syed Rizvi, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

Philip Salko, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Linda Shalon, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Victoria Snegovskikh, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinician Educator

Christopher Song, MD, FACC
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Kara Stavros, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

David Swenson, MD
Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator

Albert Telfeian, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurosurgery, Clinician Educator

Pei-Chi Wu, MBBS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Ali Yalcindag, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Preclinical

Presented to faculty for their exemplary teaching in preclinical courses. These faculty are recognized for their exceptional teaching and mentoring as lecturers, small-group leaders and preceptors.

Rebecca Allen, MD, MPH, FACOG
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Associate Professor of Medicine

Akwi Asombang, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine,Clinician Educator

Neishay Ayub, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Natalie Banet, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Reena Bhatt, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Elizabeth Brainerd, PhD
Robert P. Brown Professor of Biology, Professor of Medical Science

Elizabeth Brannan, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinician Educator

Mariana Canepa, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinician Educator

Kenneth Chen, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinician Educator

Matthew Danish, MD
Teaching Fellow in Medicine

Luba Dumenco, MD
Assistant Dean of Medical Education, Assistant Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinician Educator

Andrew Foderaro, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Alexis Gadson, MD
Teaching Fellow in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Maria Garcia-Moliner, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinician Educator

Joseph Garland, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Alexis Gimovsky, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinician Educator 

Geetha Gopalakrishnan, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Linda Corey Hanley, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Assistant Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator

Jesse Hart, DO
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Stephanie Hartselle, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Susie Hu, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator

Zilla Hussain, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Omar Hyder, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Sarah Hyder, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Shuba Kamath, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Martha Kole, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinician Educator

Lauren Massingham, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Thais Mather, PhD
Associate Director, Preclinical Curriculum Year 1, Assistant Professor of Medical Science, Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Virginia Mensah, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinician Educator

John O’Bell, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Joyce Ou, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Associate Professor of Medical Science

Daniella Palermo, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Chanika Phornphutkul, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinician Educator

Pat Poitevien, MD, MSc, FAAP
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

John Leonard Reagan, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Katherine Richman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Jay Schachne, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Franklin Schneider, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Meera Simoes, MD, FACOG
Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Navneet Singh, MD
Teaching Fellow in Medicine

Elizabeth Tobin-Tyler, JD, MA
Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice

Lisa Swartz Topor, MD, MMSc
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Glenn Tung, MD, FACR
Professor of Diagnostic Imaging

John Walker, MD
Adjunct Professor of Medical Science

Yihong Wang, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Nicholas Ward, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Sarita Warrier, MD, FACP
Interim Associate Dean for Medical Education, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Medical Science, Assistant Dean of Medical Education

Hannah Weller
Graduate Student

Esther Yu, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Adam Zayac, MD
Teaching Fellow in Medicine

Anita Zimmerman, PhD
Professor of Medical Science, Graduate Program Director for the Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology Graduate Program

Doctoring

Presented to faculty for their exemplary teaching in the Doctoring program. These faculty are recognized for their exceptional teaching and mentoring as lecturers, small-group leaders and preceptors.

Liz Boucher, MSW

Michael Brand

Alex Diaz de Villalvilla, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Amy Egolf, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinician Educator

John Gaines, MD

William Lewis-de Los Angeles, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Jai-Me Potter-Rutledge
Program Manager, Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

Erin Scott, LCSW
Teaching Associate in Medical Science

Jacquelyn Silva, MD

Hsi-Yang Wu, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Clerkship

Presented to faculty for their exemplary teaching in core clerkships. These faculty are recognized for their exceptional teaching and mentoring as lecturers, small-group leaders and preceptors.

Ana Albuja, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

Benjamin Brown, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinician Educator

Beth Cronin, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Maureen Crotty, MD

Kristina Duarte, MD
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Clinician Educator

Arkadiy Finn, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

David Fortunato, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Aryandokht Fotros, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Rebekah Gardner, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Marcoandrea Giorgi, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Chelsea Graham, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

David Harrington, MD
Professor of Surgery

Karl Herman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Hussain Khawaja, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Chandan Lakhiani, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Caitlin Lawrence, MD
Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Matthew Lorenz, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Kenneth Lynch, PhD, APRN-CNP
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Joanna MacLean, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinician Educator, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Ali Mahta, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Margaret Mannix, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Megan McMahon, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator

Anupama Menon, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Taro Minami, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator

Gillian Morris, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Colleen Powers, MD
Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics

Dannie Ritchie, MD, MPH
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Beth Ryder, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator

Matthew Sheehan, MD
Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Meera Simoes, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Brad Thompson, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery

Mauricio Villamar, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

Roxanne Vrees, MD
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Doreen Wiggins, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Joanne Wilkinson, MD
Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Clinical Electives

Presented to faculty for their exemplary teaching in clinical electives. These faculty are recognized for their exceptional teaching and mentoring as lecturers, small-group leaders and preceptors.

Alexander Abud, MD
House Staff Officer in Neurology

Liza Aguiar, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Christina Bandera, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Cassandra Carberry, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinician Educator

Amber Cardoos, MD

Bradley DeNardo, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Diane DerMarderosian, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

John Donahue, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Associate Professor of Neurology

Kristin Dwyer, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Tarra Evans, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Michelle Forcier, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Amy Goldberg, MD
Professor of Pediatrics

Colin Harrington, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinician Educator, Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator, Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Michael Herzlinger, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Sarah Hyder, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

John Lonks, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Medical Science

Elizabeth Lowenhaupt, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Kenneth Lynch, PhD, APRN-CNP
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Ian Michelow, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Srilakshmi Mitta, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Richard Noto, MD, FACR, FACNM
Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator

Viren Rana, DO
House Staff Officer in Surgery

Vinay Rao, DO
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Jeffrey Riese, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Dale Ritter, PhD
Senior Lecturer in Biology

Fred Rotenberg, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Clinician Educator

Kathleen Rotondo, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Peter Rudden, CRNA

Fred Schiffman, MD
Sigal Family Professor of Humanistic Medicine, Professor of Medicine

Ramin Tabaddor, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Yash Vaishnav, MD
House Staff Officer in Surgery

W. Scott Walker, MD, FACOG, FACS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Eric Walsh, MD, CAQSH, FAAOS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics

Matthew Willis, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinician Educator

Residents and Fellows

The following exemplary residents and fellows have demonstrated a dedication to teaching, as recognized by one of our medical students.

Michael Abadier, DO
House Staff Officer, Internal Medicine

Michael Barthman, MD
House Staff Officer, Emergency Medicine

Neel Belani, MD
House Staff Officer, Internal Medicine

Rachel Buckle-Rashid, MD
House Staff Officer, Pediatrics

Katherine Cox-Flaherty, MD
House Staff Officer, Pulmonary/Critical Care

Julia Dexter, MD
House Staff Officer, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Adam Kronish, MD
House Staff Officer, Pediatrics

Nicholas Lemme, MD
House Staff Officer, Orthopedic Surgery

Christine Paula Lewis-de Los Angeles, MD
House Staff Officer, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Erin Lips, MD
House Staff Officer, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Amy Matthew, MD
House Staff Officer, Internal Medicine

Michael McCauley, MD
House Staff Officer, Neurology

Rebecca Moore, MD
House Staff Officer, Medicine-Pediatrics

Alexa Papaila, MD
House Staff Officer, Internal Medicine

Gerald Riccardello, MD
House Staff Officer, Radiology

Paulo Sales, MD
House Staff Officer, Psychiatry

Hannah Singer, MD
House Staff Officer, Dermatology

Andrew Varone, MD
House Staff Officer, Surgery

Emily Weisbach, MD
House Staff Officer, Neurology

Ibrahim Yusuf, MD
House Staff Officer, Internal Medicine

Clinical Faculty Advisory Committee Honorees

Victoria Chang, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

Wendy Chen, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Beth Cronin, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

John Czerwein, Jr., MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics

Lawrence Davis, MD
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator

Kathleen Donise, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinician Educator

Caren Francione, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Melissa Gaitanis, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Michele Gange, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Jeanette Giedrimas (Smith), MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

David Gottesman, MA, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Vincent Harisaran, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Eileen Johnson, MS, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Shuba Kamath, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Shoshana Landow, MD
Associate Professor of Dermatology, Clinician Educator

Alexis Lawrence, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator

Stephen Migliori, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Diane Minasian, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Jonathan Movson, MB, ChB
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator

Christopher Nasin, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Gita Pensa, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator

John Pezzullo, MD
Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator

Bruce Phillips, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Ornella Potter, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Katherine Richman, MD, MSW
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Albert Ross, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Matthew Salisbury, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Nicole Siegert, MD
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Clinician Educator

Meera Simoes, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Peter Soukas, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Jensy Stafford, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Todd Stafford, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Mustafa Surti, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Ramin Tabaddor, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Margaret Tryforos, MD
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Clinician Educator

Janet Wilterdink, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology

Pre-Clerkship Curriculum

Presented to faculty for their exemplary teaching in preclinical courses. These faculty are recognized for their exceptional teaching and mentoring as lecturers, small-group leaders and preceptors.

Eirini Apostolidou, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Ali Armin, MA, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Wael Asaad, MD, PhD
Sidney A. Fox and Dorothea Doctors Fox Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Debasree Banerjee, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Harikrashna Bhatt, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Jonathan F. Cahill, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology

Mariana Canepa, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Bianca Carpentier, MD
Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Clinician Educator

Wen-I (Wendy) Chang, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Tina Charest, MD
Clinical Instructor in Family Medicine

Sonja Chen, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Amy Chew, PhD
Lecturer in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Deus J. Cielo, MD
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Clinician Educator

Cheston Cunha, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Shawna Cutting, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Andre DeSouza, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Joseph Diaz, MD, MPH
Associate Dean for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Medical Science

John E. Donahue, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Associate Professor of Neurology

Luba Dumenco, MD
Assistant Dean of Medical Education, Assistant Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinician Educator

Kristin Dwyer, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

Craig Eberson, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics

Pamela Egan, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Afshin Ehsan, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Amanda Fernandes, MBBS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Sean Fine, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Michele Gange, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Eric John Gartman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Stephen Gatesy, PhD
Professor of Biology, Professor of Medical Science

Phillip Gruppuso, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Professor of Medical Science, Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (Research)

Linda Corey Hanley, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Clinician Educator

Susie Hu, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator

Maurice (Frankie) Joyce, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Clinician Educator

Jasmin Lebastchi, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Elizabeth Anne Lowenhaupt, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Thais Mather, PhD
Associate Director, Preclinical Curriculum Year 1, Assistant Professor of Medical Science, Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Ian Michelow, MD, M-Med
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Kenneth Miller, PhD
Professor of Biology

Taro Minami, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Kristina Monteiro, PhD
Director, Assessment and Evaluation for Medical School

Christopher Mullin, MD, MHS
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Joyce Ou, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Johann Patlak, MD
Clinical Instructor in Anesthesiology

Gabriel Pleasants, MD
Clinical Instructor in Family Medicine

Kittichai Promrat, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Matthew Isaac Quesenberry, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Alison Riese, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Assistant Professor of Medical Science

Leslie Robinson-Bostom , MD
Professor of Dermatology

Julie Roth, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology, Associate Professor of Medical Science

Ankur Shah, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Douglas Shemin, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Victor Shin, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Kara Stavros, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

Elizabeth Sullivan, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Diana Treaba, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Sarita S. Warrier, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Medical Science, Assistant Dean of Medical Education

Edward Wittels, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Medical Science

Elizabeth Wu, MD
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Andrew Young, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Clerkship

Holly Alexandre, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Andrea Arena, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

George Bayliss, MA, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine

Kathleen Bowling, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Benjamin Brown, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinician Educator

Dilek Cermik, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Erica Chung, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Renee Eger, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Clinician Educator

Sleiman El Jamal, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Amy Farb

Marcoandrea Giorgi, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Alison Heinly, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Dawn Hogan, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, Clinician Educator

Humera Khurshid, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Elizabeth Lange, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Stephanie Lueckel, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Kenneth Lynch, PhD, RNP
Senior Teaching Associate in Surgery

Diane Minasian, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Emily Murphy, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Lisa Noyes-Duguay, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Alvaro Olivares, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Sharath Puttichanda, MBBS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Emily Rowland, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Science

Ali Saad, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Erica Szabados, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology

Rahul Vanjani, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Siva Vithiananthan, MD
Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator

Doctoring Year 1

Wen-I (Wendy) Chang, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Sadia Iftikhar, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Linzi Matta, LCSW
Teaching Associate in Medical Science

Cheryl Reed, PhD
Teaching Associate in Medical Science

Elizabeth (Betsy) Toll, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator, Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Doctoring Year 2

Shawna Cutting, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Ritu Goel, MD
Clinical Instructor in Surgery

Lauren Rieger, LICSW
Teaching Associate in Medical Science

Thomas Ross, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medical Science

Noell Woolley, MD
Teaching Associate in Medical Science

Longitudinal Clerkship Preceptor

Motasem Al-Yacoub, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Neurology

Mason Gasper, DO, MPH
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clinician Educator

Guy Nicastri, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine

Joe Wyllie, DO
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Post-Clerkship Curriculum

Edward Akelman, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chair of Orthopaedics

Emily Allen, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Andrea Arena, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Mo Banki, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Reena A. Bhatt, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Jeffrey Borkan MD, PhD
Assistant Dean for Primary Care-Population Health, Professor of Family Medicine, Professor of Medical Science, Chair of Family Medicine"

Susan Bridges, NP

Anthony Caldamone, MD
Promotions Committee Chair, Professor of Surgery, Professor of Pediatrics

Stephen Carr, MD
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Mark Clark, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Kwame Dapaah-Afriyie, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Bradley Denardo, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Diane Dermarderosian, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Susan DiBlasi, CCNS

Craig Eberson, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics

Sleiman El Jamal, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology

Amy Farb
Clinical Instructor in Pediatrics Keith Fragoza, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Joseph M. Garland, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Colin Harrington, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinician Educator, Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator, Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator"

Robert Jeffrey Hofmann, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery

Maurice (Frankie) Joyce, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Clinician Educator

Michael Koster, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Greg Lockhart, MD
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Elizabeth Anne Lowenhaupt, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator,
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Clinician Educator

Kenneth Lynch PhD, RNP
Senior Teaching Associate in Surgery

Katherine McCleary, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Thomas Miner, MD
Professor of Surgery

Srilakshmi Mitta, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Jael Rodriguez, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Clinician Educator

Fred Rotenberg, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Clinician Educator

Beth Ryder, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, Clinician Educator, Associate Professor of Medical Science, Clinician Educator"

Fred Schiffman, MD
Sigal Family Professor of Humanistic Medicine, Professor of Medicine

Jonathan Richard Schiller, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics

Afreen Siddiqui, MBBS
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery

Gregory Stiener, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Erica Szabados, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology

Lisa Swartz Topor, MD, MMSc
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Ramin Tabaddor, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

Eric Walsh, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics

Residents

Maen Assali, MD
Internal Medicine

Wade Barton, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Alexandre Boulos, MD
Orthopedic Surgery

Chelsea Boyd, MD
Resident

Kenzi Daniels, MD
Resident

Mengyang Di, MD
Internal Medicine

Robert Matera, MD
Internal Medicine

Amy Mathew, MD
Internal Medicine

Raman Mehrzad, MD
Plastic Surgery

Sarah Kwok, MD
Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Juan Pablo Zhen Lio, MD
Surgery

Chibueze Nwaiwu, MD
Surgery

Ellie Proussaloglou, MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology

Breton Roussel, MD
Internal Medicine

Firrah Saeed, MD
Internal Medicine

Phillip Sojka, MD
Triple Board

Jessie Werner, MD
Emergency Medicine

Excellence Awards in Teaching in the Program in Biology

Dean’s awards for excellence in teaching, advising and mentoring are presented to faculty in three categories: undergraduate teaching, graduate/ postgraduate teaching and mentoring, and faculty research mentoring. Award winners receive a $2000 stipend. The process for the awards is as follows:

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Advising and Mentoring in Biological Sciences

This annual award recognizes a faculty member in the Division of Biology and Medicine for his/her outstanding teaching, advising and mentoring of students in the Undergraduate Divisional programs in the Biological Sciences.  Nominees may be recognized for teaching excellence within courses; for advising (freshman, sophomore and especially, concentration advising); other services enhancing service to undergraduates (e.g., participation in special programs, presentations, events, etc.). Additional service/teaching activity is also regarded, such as mentoring directed research and independent studies including thesis and Honors supervision.

Nomination Process

A letter of nomination is required in which the nominator(s) provides specific information about the scope and magnitude of the nominee’s contributions.  Whenever possible, substantial supporting documentation (e.g., endorsements from mentees and advisees, colleagues, the Department Chair, and former students) should accompany the nomination letter.

Nominations (electronic submission preferred) should be sent to:

Katherine F. Smith, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Biology and Curricular Affairs
Box G-A, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912
401 863-3133
Biology Undergraduate Education

Deadlines are typically in March every year.

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Graduate and/or Postdoctoral Teaching and Mentoring in Biological Sciences

This award recognizes a faculty member (campus- or hospital-based) in the Division of Biology and Medicine for his/her outstanding teaching and mentoring of graduate students and/or postdoctoral scholars.  Nominees may be recognized for efforts within multiple domains including the classroom, a graduate program, predoctoral or postdoctoral training grants, advising/career advancement of trainees, and any combination thereof.

Nomination Process

A letter of nomination is required in which the nominator(s) provides specific information about the scope and magnitude of the nominee’s contributions. Supporting documentation (e.g., endorsements from trainees) is strongly encouraged to accompany the nomination letter.

Nominations (electronic submission preferred) should be sent to:

Elizabeth O. Harrington, PhD
Associate Dean for Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies 
Box G-A217, Brown University, Providence RI 02912
401 863-3281
Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

The deadline for nominations is typically in March each year.

The Selection Process

Dean Harrington will constitute a committee that will review the nominations for the Graduate & Postdoctoral Teaching and Mentoring Award.

The portfolio of each nominee should contain:

  • The candidate's current curriculum vitae.
  • A written nomination setting out the nominee's abilities and accomplishments in teaching. These statements should be no more than two pages in length.
  • Supporting letters may be collected from colleagues, former students, TAs and advisees, plus the Department chair.

Dean's Award for Faculty Research Mentoring in the Division of Biology and Medicine

This award recognizes a faculty member (campus- or hospital-based) in the Division of Biology and Medicine for his/her outstanding research mentoring of junior faculty.

Nomination Process

A letter of nomination is required in which the nominator(s) provides specific information about the scope and magnitude of the nominee’s research mentoring contributions. Supporting documentation (e.g., endorsements from faculty mentees) is strongly encouraged to accompany the nomination letter.

Nominations (electronic submission preferred) should be sent to:

Edward Hawrot, PhD
Senior Associate Dean of Biology
Alva O. Way University Professor of Medical Science 
Box G-A, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912
401 863-1034

The deadline for nominations is typically in March every year.

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Advising and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences

This annual award recognizes a faculty member in the Division of Biology and Medicine for their outstanding teaching, advising and mentoring of students in the Undergraduate Divisional programs in the Biological Sciences. 

Recipient of Award: Brett Owens, Professor of Orthopaedics

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Graduate and Postdoctoral Teaching and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences

This award recognizes a faculty member (campus or hospital based) in the Division of Biology and Medicine for their outstanding teaching and mentoring of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. 

Recipient of Award: Barry Connors, Professor of Neuroscience

Dean's Award for Faculty Research Mentoring in the Division of Biology and Medicine

This award recognizes a faculty member (campus or hospital-based) in the Division of Biology and Medicine for their outstanding research mentoring of junior faculty.

Recipient of Award: Jennifer Friedman, Professor of Pediatrics

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Advising and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences

This annual award recognizes a faculty member in the Division of Biology and Medicine for their outstanding teaching, advising and mentoring of students in the Undergraduate Divisional programs in the Biological Sciences. 

Recipient of Award:  Amanda Jamieson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Graduate and Postdoctoral Teaching and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences

This award recognizes a faculty member (campus or hospital based) in the Division of Biology and Medicine for their outstanding teaching and mentoring of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. 

Recipient of Award:  Richard Freiman, Professor of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry

Dean's Award for Faculty Research Mentoring in the Division of Biology and Medicine

This award recognizes a faculty member (campus or hospital-based) in the Division of Biology and Medicine for their outstanding research mentoring of junior faculty.

Recipient of Award:  Advance-K Scholar Career Development Program Leadership: Ulrike Mende, Professor of Medicine; Sharon Rounds, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Audra Van Wart, Assistant Professor of Medical Science

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Advising and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences

Jessica Plavicki, PhD, Manning Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Graduate and Postdoctoral Teaching and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences

Nikos Tapinos, PhD, Professor of Neurosurgery (Research)

Dean's Award for Faculty Research Mentoring in the Division of Biology and Medicine

Advance-CTR Mentor Facilitators Team: Aisling Caffrey, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice; Suzanne Colby, Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences; Diane Hoffman-Kim, Associate Professor of Medical Science, Associate Professor of Engineering;  Michael Mello, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Professor of Medical Science, Professor of Health Services, Policy, and Practice
 

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Advising and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences

James R. Kellner, PhD, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Graduate and Postdoctoral Teaching and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences

Mark Johnson, PhD, Molecular and Cellular Biology and Biochemistry

Dean's Award for Faculty Research Mentoring in the Division of Biology and Medicine

Robert Swift, MD, PhD, Psychiatry and Human Behavior

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Advising and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences

Arthur Salomon, PhD

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Graduate and Postdoctoral Teaching and Mentoring in the Biological Sciences

Carlos Aizenman, PhD

Dean's Award for Faculty Research Mentoring in the Division of Biology and Medicine

 Anthony Spirito, PhD