Department Awards 2009

 

Teaching Awards

Dr. Norman Lieska again received numerous awards:
  • Nominated and selected by students to receive the 08-09 CMSC C. Thomas Bombeck Award for Excellence in Medical Education. One faculty member is selected each year who displays outstanding contributions to the area of medical education.
  • Raymond B. Allen (Golden Apple) Teaching Award for M1 teaching in AY08 (awarded by M2 class in AY09).

Research Awards

Kaori Yamada, a Post-Doc in the laboratory of Dr. Morfini, is the Regional Prize Winner from Japan for the GE Healthcare and Science Award for Young Life Scientists. Kaori will be awarded $5000 and a trip to Sweden for the Award ceremony, and Science Magazine will publish Kaori's essay online with the first issue in December 2008.

Student Awards

Yuyu Song, a Graduate Student in the laboratory of Dr. Brady, received the 37th Annual UIC Chancellor's Student Service and Leadership Award.

Yuan-Shih Hu, a Graduate Student in the laboratory of Dr. Morfini, received a travel award from the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Young Investigator Scholarships in December 2008.

Ludovico Cantuti Castelvetri, a Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Bongarzone, received a Travel Award for presenting at a meeting in March 2009. The award was received from the Graduate College.

Michael Demars, a Graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Lazarov, received a Travel Award for presenting at a meeting in 2009. The award was received from the Graduate College.

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Congratulations to all our award winners!