Faculty, staff, current students and alumni gathered in Hiebert Lounge for a late afternoon celebration to honor a GMS alum who has made outstanding contributions to scientific research and medical treatment.
Category: Awards & Honors
Congratulations to the students and residents inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society this year!
This award is presented to faculty who best demonstrate the foundation’s ideals of outstanding compassion in the delivery of care, respect for patients, their families and health-care colleagues, as well as clinical excellence.
The annual award honors an outstanding educator and acknowledges the importance of teaching skills and commitment to students and education.
Congratulations to Melissa D. DiPetrillo, MD; Steven C. Borkan, MD; Kathleen Swenson, MS, MPH; and Karen Symes, PhD.
Mr. Spivack established these awards in 2013 to recognize and support the research of outstanding BUSM faculty conducting either clinical or basic research in Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and other neurological disorders.
The Warren Professorship is the highest recognition that Boston University bestows on a faculty member.
A formal induction ceremony will be held on Tuesday, May 14, at 5 p.m. in Hiebert Lounge.
The Grunebaum chair is intended to be cross-disciplinary, so that cancers of whatever type can be properly studied and hopefully eradicated.
Justin Siu and Simone Vais received the Lancet Global Health Award for Best Student Poster for their presentation, “Uber Health: A Novel Method of Eliminating Transportation Barriers To Care Among Urban OBGYN Refugee Women.”