Russek Day 2023

29th Annual Henry I. Russek Student Achievement Day April 21

Thank you for another successful Russek Student Achievement Day!

View the 2023 Russek Day Program & Award Winners

Keynote Speaker:   David Housman, PhD

Program of Events

All events take place in Hiebert Lounge at the Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, located on the 14th floor.

Coffee and pastries available at 8:30 a.m.

Opening Remarks
9:45-10:00 a.m.

Welcoming addresses by Dr. C. James McKnight, Associate Provost & Dean of Graduate Medical Sciences; and Dr. Shelley Russek, President of the Russek Foundation, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics

Keynote Lecture
10:00-10:50 a.m.

Henry I. Russek Keynote Lecture by Dr. David Housman, PhD, Virginia and D.K. Ludwig Professor for Cancer Research, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology:
Treating Multiple Sclerosis: An MD-PhD Student Teaches Us

Poster Session
11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Presentations by Graduate Medical Sciences students
Winners will have award stickers on their posters.

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Award winners (First, Second, and Third place, plus Moderators) please get your lunch and take it to L1008. You will be having lunch with our Keynote Speaker & Visiting Professor Dr. David Housman!

Oral Session
1:30-3:30 p.m.

Slide presentations by Student Achievement Award first prize recipients.
Each presentation is 8 minutes with an additional 2 minutes for questions.

Award Ceremony
3:30 p.m.

Award presentations by Dr. Shelley J. Russek, Russek Foundation President, and photos of our award winners!


View the 2022 Russek Day Program & Award Winners