Salk Associate Professor Tatyana Sharpee, a member of the Computational Neurobiology Laboratory, has been elected a 2018 Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) for her outstanding contribution to physics.
Kathryn H. Bowles, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, the van Ameringen Chair in Nursing Excellence and a Professor in Penn Nursing's Department of Biobehavioral Health Sciences, will receive the 15th annual Claire M. Fagin Distinguished Researcher Award. The biennial award honors the best scholarly qualities that Dr. Fagin, the School's third Dean, exemplified. It is given to a Penn Nursing faculty member, or a graduate from the School's doctoral program, who has made a distinguished contribution to nursing scholarship.
Vittorio Gallo, Ph.D., Children's Chief Research Officer, awarded prestigious Senator Jacob Javits Award in the Neurosciences that offers long-term support for 'investigators with a history of exceptional talent, imagination and preeminent scientific achievement.'
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is welcoming 20 distinguished reporters for the next cohort of the Journalists in Aging Fellows Program, now in its ninth year. They represent a wide range of general audience, ethnic, and community media outlets, including several public radio affiliates, daily newspapers, and national publications.
The National Academy of Medicine today announced Kenneth Wells is the recipient of the 2018 Rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health, for his work developing quality and outcomes approaches to psychiatry and mental health, fostering a generation of clinical investigators and mental health system leaders, and championing partnered, participatory research to advance equity for under-resourced populations.
For his pioneering role in national health policy and health services research, the National Academy of Medicine today announced Stuart Altman is the recipient of the 2018 Gustav O. Lienhard Award for Advancement of Health Care. The award, which recognizes Altman's achievements with a medal and $40,000, will be presented at the National Academy of Medicine's annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 15.
Seven employees from the US Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory were among those presented with a Secretary of Energy Achievement Award at the Secretary's Honors Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 29.
Professor Anita McGahan from the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management received the inaugural Education Impact Award from the Strategic Management Society at their annual conference in Paris acknowledging her contributions to teaching in strategic management.
R. David Britt (University of California, Davis) was awarded for his innovative contribution to studies of enzymes with electron paramagnetic resonance. In his PhD candidate years, Dr. Britt assembled one of the first impulse EPR-spectrometers to research manganese spectrum in active photosynthesis sites. He has received several awards for his work and is on the editorial board of Photosynthesis Research.