2017 New Faculty Awards


The Department of Medicine would like to recognize and congratulate the following faculty members for new awards received:

September 2017: Boston Medical Center 

Deepa Gopal, Cardiology, Cardiac Phenotyping to Identify Preclinical Heart Failure in Metabolic Syndrome, American Heart Association

Jeffrey Samet, General Internal Medicine, Linking Russian Narcology and HIV Care to Enhance Treatment, Retention and Outcomes Part II, NIH-NIDA

Jeffrey Samet, General Internal Medicine, ST. PETER HIV-Alcohol, Protein Biomarkers and Cardiovascular Disease Risk, NIH-NIAAA

Jeffrey Samet, General Internal Medicine, Pilot Study of Opioid-receptor Antagonist to Reduce Pain and Inflammation among HIV-Infected Persons, NIH-NIAAA

Ricardo Cruz, General Internal Medicine, Project Recover (Referral, Engagement, Case Management and Overdose Prevention Education in Recov…), DHHS

Ian Rifkin, Nephrology, The Role of Interferon Regulatory Factor 5 in the Pathogenesis of SLE, NIH-NIAID


July, August 2017: Boston University

Jessica Fetterman, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Topmed Informatics Resource Center- Data and Working Group Support, University of Michigan

William Evan Johnson, Computational Biomedicine, An Interactive Analysis Toolkit for Single cell RNA-SEQ In Cancer Research, NIH/National Cancer Institute

Suzanne Sarfaty, GIM, Outreach Van Project, Mass Medical Society

Kenneth Walsh, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Somatic TET2 Mutations in Cardiac Remodeling, NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Inst.

Francesca Seta, Vascular Biology, Boston Nutrition Obesity Research Center, Boston Medical Center Corporation

David Felson, Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Fats, Fiber and Osteoarthritis, NIH/National Institute of Arthritis & Mu

Jason Rock, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mechanisms of Adult Lung Alveologenesis, NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Inst.

Hasmeena Kathuria, Pulmonary Center, Capitalizing on Hospitalization to Engage Low Ses Smokers in LDCT Screening, American Lung Association

Lee Quinton, Pulmonary Center, Inducible Epithelial Resilience During Pneumonia, NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Inst.

Traci Bethea, Slone Epidemiology Center, An Assessment of Whether Aspirin and/or Vitamin D Improves Breast Cancer Outcomes in Black Women and the Modifying Effect of Genetic Variants, NIH/National Cancer Institute

Naomi Hamburg, Whitaker Cardiovascular Institute, Novel Factors For Muscle Mass Strength In Adults, Hebrew Senior Life


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