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Education

Faculty Awards 2017

Master
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Barbara and Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. Presidential Award for Excellence in Education

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Baylor’s most prestigious, College-wide, competitive award for faculty educational service.

People
First Name
Anita
Last Name
Deswal
Honorific Title
M.D., M.B.B.S.
Professor
First Name
Anne
Middle Name
C
Last Name
Gill
Honorific Title
Dr.P.H., M.S., R.N.
Associate Professor
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John P. McGovern Outstanding Teacher Award

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For outstanding teaching in the medical school curriculum.

People
First Name
Malford
Middle Name
Tyson
Last Name
Pillow
Honorific Title
M.D., M.Ed.
Associate Professor
First Name
Zaven
Last Name
Sargsyan
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor
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Clark Faculty Service Award

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To honor exemplary service, with professionalism.

People
First Name
Mary
Middle Name
E.
Last Name
Dickinson
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Dean of Research
First Name
Joslyn
Middle Name
W
Last Name
Fisher
Honorific Title
M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor
First Name
Mothaffar
Middle Name
Fahed
Last Name
Rimawi
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor
First Name
Vandana
Middle Name
Gadhia
Last Name
Shah
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Faye
Middle Name
Chiou
Last Name
Tan
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor
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Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and Evaluation, A-G

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For a record of quality, quantity, and breadth of teaching and evaluation of learners.

People
First Name
Anjali
Last Name
Aggarwal
Associate Professor
First Name
Ayse
Last Name
Akcan Arikan
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Basant
Last Name
Arya
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Jennifer
Middle Name
Lyrah
Last Name
Bercaw-Pratt
Honorific Title
M.D., B.S.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Nicholas
Middle Name
Patrick
Last Name
Carling
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Jorge
Middle Name
Antonio
Last Name
Coss-Bu
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor
First Name
Choladda
Last Name
Curry
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Jenny
Middle Name
McDade
Last Name
Despotovic
Honorific Title
D.O.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Moreshwar
Middle Name
S
Last Name
Desai
Honorific Title
M.B.B.S.
Associate Professor
First Name
Rola
Middle Name
Elfara
Last Name
El-Serag
Honorific Title
M.D., B.S.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Cara
Middle Name
Allison
Last Name
Foldes
Honorific Title
M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Douglas
Middle Name
S.
Last Name
Fishman
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Benjamin
Middle Name
J.
Last Name
Frankfort
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Content

Jennifer Arnold, M.D., MSc, Courtenay Bruce, J.D., M.A., and Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D., earned Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Awards for Teaching and Evaluation in the 2017 academic year. They have left the College.

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Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and Evaluation, G-M

People
First Name
Priscilla
Middle Name
Jeanine
Last Name
Garcia
Honorific Title
M.D., M.H.A.
Associate Professor
First Name
Beth
Middle Name
Hackethorn
Last Name
Garland
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor in Pediatric Psychology
First Name
Corey
Middle Name
Elam
Last Name
Goldsmith
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Bambi
Middle Name
Jo
Last Name
Grilley
Honorific Title
B.S., RPh, RAC, CIP CCRC, CCRP
Assistant Professor
First Name
Jason
Middle Name
Ken
Last Name
Hou
Honorific Title
M.D., M.S., F.A.C.G.
Associate Professor
First Name
Joseph
Middle Name
Shimon
Last Name
Kass
Honorific Title
M.D., J.D., FAAN
Professor
First Name
Katherine
Middle Name
Yudeh
Last Name
King
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Katherine
Middle Name
Jennifer
Last Name
Leaming-Van Zandt
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Daniel
Middle Name
Spencer
Last Name
Lemke
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Mirjana
Last Name
Maletic-Savatic
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Prakash
Last Name
Masand
Honorific Title
MBBS, MD
Associate Professor
First Name
Mini
Last Name
Michael
Honorific Title
M.D, FRACP, MMed
Associate Professor
First Name
Carrie
Middle Name
A
Last Name
Mohila
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Uma
Last Name
Munnur
Honorific Title
M.D., M.B.B.S.
Professor
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Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and Evaluation, N-S

People
First Name
Sandesh
Middle Name
C.S.
Last Name
Nagamani
Honorific Title
M.B.B.S, M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Bindi
Middle Name
Jayendra
Last Name
Naik-Mathuria
Honorific Title
M.D., FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
First Name
Julie
Middle Name
Rani
Last Name
Nangia
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Joel
Last Name
Neilson
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Julieana
Last Name
Nichols
Honorific Title
M.D., M.P.H.
Director of the Academic Pediatric Fellowship
First Name
Teresia
Middle Name
Margareta
Last Name
O'Connor
Honorific Title
MD, MPH, FAAP
Associate Professor
First Name
Julina
Last Name
Ongkasuwan
Honorific Title
MD, FAAP, FACS
First Name
Nihar
Middle Name
V.
Last Name
Patel
Honorific Title
M.D., B.A.
Associate Professor
First Name
Jennifer
Middle Name
Ann
Last Name
Rama
Honorific Title
M.D., M.Ed.
Associate Professor
First Name
Rosa
Middle Name
Michelle
Last Name
Schmidt
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Filiz
Middle Name
Odabasi
Last Name
Seeborg
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Wayne
Middle Name
X
Last Name
Shandera
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Lakshmi
Middle Name
Venkat
Last Name
Srivaths
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
James
Middle Name
W.
Last Name
Suliburk
Honorific Title
M.D., FACS
Associate Professor and Chief, Endocrine Surgery
First Name
Laurie
Middle Name
Sue
Last Name
Swaim
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor
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Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award for Teaching and Evaluation, T-Z

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For a record of quality, quantity, and breadth of teaching and evaluation of learners.

People
First Name
Robert
Middle Name
A
Last Name
Waterland
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor
First Name
Scott
Middle Name
Edward
Last Name
Wenderfer
Honorific Title
M.D.-Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Suzanne
Last Name
Woodbury
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Amber
Middle Name
Meshell Mayfield
Last Name
Yates
Honorific Title
MD
Associate Professor
First Name
Neda
Last Name
Zarrin-Khameh
Honorific Title
M.D., M.P.H.
Professor
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Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award for Educational Leadership

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For a record of significant leadership in curriculum development or educational administration.

People
First Name
Teresa
Middle Name
Kay
Last Name
Duryea
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Deborah
Middle Name
Chiung Wen
Last Name
Hsu
Honorific Title
M.D., M.Ed.
Associate Professor
First Name
Daniel
Middle Name
Spencer
Last Name
Lemke
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Bindi
Middle Name
Jayendra
Last Name
Naik-Mathuria
Honorific Title
M.D., FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
First Name
Jennifer
Middle Name
Ann
Last Name
Rama
Honorific Title
M.D., M.Ed.
Associate Professor
First Name
Jose
Middle Name
A.
Last Name
Serpa-Alvarez
Honorific Title
M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor
First Name
Geeta
Last Name
Singhal
Honorific Title
M.D., M.Ed., FAAP
Professor of Pediatrics
First Name
Moushumi
Last Name
Sur
Honorific Title
M.B.B.S., B.S.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Satid
Last Name
Thammasitboon
Honorific Title
M.D., M.H.P.E.
Associate Professor
Content

Elizabeth M. Collins, M.D., MPH, Courtenay Bruce, J.D., M.A., and Amit Parulekar, M.D., earned Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Awards in Educational Leadership in the 2017 academic year. Collins does not have a Baylor College of Medicine profile. Bruce and Parulekar have left the College.

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Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award for Development of Enduring Educational Materials

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For contributions to the development of high quality, enduring educational materials.

People
First Name
Edward
Last Name
Buchanan
Honorific Title
M.D., FACS
Associate Professor and Chief, Division of Pediatric Plastic Surgery
First Name
Corrie
Middle Name
E
Last Name
Chumpitazi
Honorific Title
M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor
First Name
Harold
Middle Name
J.
Last Name
Farber
Honorific Title
M.D., M.S.P.H.
Professor
First Name
Richard
Middle Name
Louis
Last Name
Hurwitz
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Imad
Middle Name
T.
Last Name
Jarjour
Honorific Title
M.D.
First Name
Debra
Middle Name
L
Last Name
Palazzi
Honorific Title
M.D., M.Ed.
Professor
First Name
Gordon
Middle Name
E
Last Name
Schutze
Honorific Title
M.D., B.S.
Professor and Interim Chair
First Name
Kimberly
Middle Name
Guo
Last Name
Yen
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor
Content

Courtenay Bruce, J.D., M.A., earned a Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award for Development of Enduring Educational Materials in 2017. She has left the College.

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Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award for Educational Research

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For a record of contributions to educational research.

People
First Name
Rohit
Last Name
Shenoi
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor
First Name
Salim
Middle Name
S
Last Name
Virani
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D, FACC, FAHA, FASPC
Professor
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Early Career Faculty Award for Excellence in Patient Care

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To honor outstanding contributions to the clinical mission by faculty members with 2 - 5 years of service.

People
First Name
Mahboob
Last Name
Alam
Honorific Title
M.B.B.S., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I.
Associate Professor
First Name
Bryan
Last Name
Burt
Honorific Title
M.D., FACS
Associate Professor and Chief, Division of General Thoracic Surgery
First Name
Andrew
Last Name
Caruso
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Veronica
Middle Name
V
Last Name
Lenge De Rosen
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Charlene
Middle Name
A
Last Name
Flash
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Shawn
Last Name
Groth
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor and Associate Chief
First Name
Ihab
Middle Name
Rafic
Last Name
Hamzeh
Honorific Title
M.D., F.A.C.C.
Associate Professor
First Name
Brent
Last Name
Kaziny
Honorific Title
M.D., M.A.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Donald
Last Name
Lazarus
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Michelle
Middle Name
S
Last Name
Ludwig
Honorific Title
MD, MPH, PhD
Associate Professor
First Name
Nader
Last Name
Massarweh
Honorific Title
M.D., M.P.H., FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
First Name
Derek
Middle Name
W.
Last Name
Meeks
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Laura
Last Name
Monson
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
First Name
Bindi
Middle Name
Jayendra
Last Name
Naik-Mathuria
Honorific Title
M.D., FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
First Name
Julina
Last Name
Ongkasuwan
Honorific Title
MD, FAAP, FACS
First Name
Jenny
Middle Name
Szu-Chin
Last Name
Pan
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Nihar
Middle Name
V.
Last Name
Patel
Honorific Title
M.D., B.A.
Associate Professor
First Name
Tamara
Middle Name
Ortiz
Last Name
Perez
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Gustavo
Middle Name
A.
Last Name
Rivero
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Yvonne
Middle Name
Hsiao-Fan
Last Name
Sada
Honorific Title
M.D., M.P.H.
First Name
Alireza
Last Name
Abdollah Shamshirsaz
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Theodore
Middle Name
B.
Last Name
Shybut
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
George
Last Name
Van Buren, II
Honorific Title
M.D., FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
First Name
Melissa
Middle Name
Michelle
Last Name
Yu
Honorific Title
M.D., FAAN
Associate Professor
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Star Award for Excellence in Patient Care

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To honor outstanding contributions to the clinical mission by faculty members with at least 6 years of service.

People
First Name
Neal
Middle Name
R.
Last Name
Barshes
Honorific Title
M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Professor and Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency
First Name
Elizabeth
Middle Name
Yu
Last Name
Chiao
Honorific Title
M.D., M.P.H.
Professor
First Name
Douglas
Middle Name
S.
Last Name
Fishman
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Benjamin
Middle Name
J.
Last Name
Frankfort
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Ramyar
Last Name
Gilani
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
First Name
Chris
Middle Name
Darrel
Last Name
Glover
Honorific Title
M.D., M.B.A.
Associate Professor
First Name
Jeffrey
Middle Name
Stephen
Last Name
Heinle
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
First Name
Richard
Middle Name
Todd
Last Name
Ivey
Honorific Title
M.D., B.S.N.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Malvika
Last Name
Juneja
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Henri
Last Name
Justino
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Chester
Last Name
Koh
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor (Tenured)
First Name
Seema
Last Name
Lalani
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Allen
Middle Name
L
Last Name
Milewicz
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery
First Name
Arunima
Last Name
Misra
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Vijay
Last Name
Nambi
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Binita
Last Name
Patel
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Rajagopal
Middle Name
Viswanath
Last Name
Sekhar
Honorific Title
M.D., B.S.
Associate Professor
First Name
Karla
Middle Name
Arabela
Last Name
Sepulveda
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Adriana
Middle Name
Macias
Last Name
Strutt
Honorific Title
Ph.D., ABPP-CN
Associate Professor
People
First Name
David
Middle Name
Freed
Last Name
Vener
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor
Content

Avo Artinyan, M.D., won a Star Faculty Award for Excellence in Patient Care in 2017. He has left the College.

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Master Clinician Award for Excellence in Patient Care

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To honor outstanding contributions to the clinical mission by faculty members with 15 or more years of service.

People
First Name
Carlos
Middle Name
A
Last Name
Bacino
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor
First Name
Alvin
Last Name
Blaustein
Honorific Title
M.D.
First Name
Creighton
Middle Name
L
Last Name
Edwards
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor
First Name
William
Middle Name
E
Last Name
Fisher
Honorific Title
M.D., FACS
Professor, and Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs
First Name
Ellen
Middle Name
M
Last Name
Friedman
Honorific Title
M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P
Professor
First Name
Edmond
Middle Name
T
Last Name
Gonzales Jr
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor
First Name
David
Middle Name
Y
Last Name
Graham
Honorific Title
M.D., M.A.C.G.
Professor
First Name
Carolina
Last Name
Gutierrez
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor
First Name
Silvia
Last Name
Orengo-Nania
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor, Glaucoma and Cataract Specialist
First Name
James
Middle Name
L
Last Name
Pool
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor
First Name
Michael
Middle Name
E
Last Name
Speer
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor
First Name
Matthew
Middle Name
J
Last Name
Wall Jr
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor of Surgery
First Name
David
Middle Name
E
Last Name
Wesson
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor and Director, Faculty Education and Development
First Name
Edward
Middle Name
John
Last Name
Young
Honorific Title
M.D., M.S.
Professor
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Graduating Class Outstanding Faculty Award

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To recognize the top five faculty members as selected by fourth-year medical students.

People
First Name
Uma
Last Name
Ayyala
Assistant Professor
First Name
Andrew
Last Name
Caruso
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Francis
Middle Name
H.
Last Name
Gannon
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor
First Name
Joseph
Middle Name
Shimon
Last Name
Kass
Honorific Title
M.D., J.D., FAAN
Professor
First Name
Zaven
Last Name
Sargsyan
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor
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Ben and Margaret Love Foundation Bobby Alford Award for Academic Clinical Professionalism

Content

To honor professionalism and humanism, and the recipient's ability to model these qualities in the practice of medicine.

People
First Name
Barbara
Middle Name
Wells
Last Name
Trautner
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Clinical and Health Services Research
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DeBakey Excellence in Research Awards

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This year’s honorees, Dr. Benjamin R. Arenkiel, associate professor of genetics and neuroscience and a McNair Scholar, Dr. Joseph S. Coselli, professor of surgery and Cullen Foundation Endowed Chair, Dr. Mary K. Estes, distinguished professor of virology and Cullen Endowed Chair, Dr. Bert W. O’Malley, distinguished leadership and distinguished service professor and Thomas C. Thompson Chair in Cell Biology, and Dr. Jordan Orange, professor of pediatrics - immunology, allergy and rheumatology, presented their research at the symposium and ceremony May 15 in DeBakey Auditorium.
 

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Marc Dresden Excellence in Graduate Education Award

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Graduate students honored Dr. Andrew Kelton Groves, professor of neuroscience, with the Marc Dresden Excellence in Graduate Education Award for his outstanding mentorship at the Graduate Student Research Symposium.