Faculty Spotlight: Kim Zayhowski, MS, CGC

Kim Zayhowski, MS, CGC, is a cancer genetic counselor and clinical researcher at Boston Medical Center. She is also an assistant professor in the Department of Medical Sciences and Education and teaches within BU’s Genetic Counseling Program. Much of Kim’s current research within genetic counseling focuses on improving care for LGBTQIA+ patients, specifically focusing on […]

2022 Dahod Awards

Dr. Karen Antman (BUMC Provost and BUSM Dean) is pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of the Dahod Pilot Grant Program Fund and the Dahod International Scholar. In August 2008, Shamim Dahod (CGS’76, CAS’78, MED’87) and her husband Ashraf gave $10.5M to BUSM to establish the Shamim and Ashraf Dahod Breast Cancer Research Center, as […]

Louis C. Gerstenfeld, PhD, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

The professor of orthopaedic surgery has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the inaugural Orthopaedic Research Society International Section of Fracture Repair (ISFR) Lifetime Achievement Award. Congratulations on being the 2022 recipient of the inaugural Orthopaedic Research Society International Section of Fracture Repair (ISFR) Lifetime Achievement Award! Can you tell us a little more […]

GMS Faculty Awards Celebrate Excellence in Teaching

To recognize faculty who adapted quickly and successfully during the COVID-19 crisis and continued to provide students with quality education, mentoring and research experiences, GMS recently created new awards for faculty excellence. GMS students nominated faculty members whose efforts really stood out during the pandemic and the shift to remote learning. The award was broken […]

Fadie Coleman Wins 2021 Metcalf Award

Teaching her first class last fall at the School of Medicine, postdoctoral associate Marianne Collard naturally had beginner’s jitters. But in Fadie Coleman, Collard found a mentor who’d taught students from college to middle and high school—and was only too happy to teach a fellow teacher. “I met with Dr. Coleman weekly, where she helped […]

Four GMS Faculty Members Promoted to Professor

Join us in celebrating the following Graduate Medical Sciences faculty, who have been promoted to the rank of Professor: Rachel Fearns Rachel Fearns, PhD, MED, Microbiology, is a virologist known for her work in the field of non-segmented, negative sense RNA viruses, specifically in dissecting the molecular mechanisms by which the viral genome is transcribed […]

Spotlight Interview: Dr. Tara Moore

Dr. Tara Moore is the Director of the Forensic Anthropology program and one of the Lab Directors at the BUSM Laboratory of Cognitive Neurobiology. We had a chance to speak to her recently about the NIH grant she secured for her research, the Forensic Anthropology Program, and her advice to graduate students! Congratulations on being […]

Spotlight Interview: Dr. Kip Thomas

Dr. Kevin “Kip” Thomas is the Principal Investigator for the Laboratory for Human Neurobiology, as well as the Program Director for both the Master’s of Science in Bioimaging and Healthcare Emergency Management Degree Programs. He spoke with us about the newly installed 3 Tesla Philips Ingenia Elition MRI at the Center for Biomedical Imaging, the […]