Cassandra Fritz, MD, MPHS, Assistant Professor from the Divisions of Gastroenterology and General Medicine is one of six inaugural fellows selected for the JAMA Network Open’s Editorial Fellowship program. The program mission is to engage a cadre of promising junior faculty in the editorial process to advance research and scholarship that addresses the needs of all […]
Claudia Cabrera, WashU Graduate Student in Molecular Genetics and Genomics, recently won the ASH Minority Hematology Graduate Award (MHGA) along with the NIH/F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31-Diversity). If those honors aren’t enough, she’s also the first women from her family, born and raised in Cuba, who has graduated college […]
Jing Hughes, MD, PhD was recently selected as an awardee for the 2023 Early Career Development award, provided by the Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research (CSCTR). The organization develops and supports communication, collaboration and career development of medical researchers primarily located in the central region of the United States.
The ICTS congratulates and proudly announces the selected 2023 Scholars for PROUD-MED, the Program for Underrepresented in Medicine for Equity and Diversity.
WashU Nephrology is proud to announce Professor of Medicine Tingting Li, MD, MSCI, as the recipient of the 2023 Nathan Hellman Memorial Teacher of the Year Award.
Determining Potential Mechanisms of Worse Outcomes in Black HCM Patients Sharon Cresci, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Genetics in the Cardiovascular Division and Associate Director of the WashU Barnes-Jewish Hospital Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center, recently received a five-year R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. The grant is entitled […]
Three Department of Medicine Faculty Receive the Diversity Scholars Program Awards The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion has awarded Felicia I. Gomez, PhD, Felipe Almeida de Pinho Ribeiro, MD along with Jesus M. Jimenez, MD, PhD the Faculty Diversity Scholars Program Award. The mission of the DEI is to: The purpose of the DEI […]
Congratulations to the recipients of the inaugural AWAM Leaders in Empowerment and Development (LEAD) Award! The awards were developed to recognize outstanding faculty members in the Department of Medicine who help advance women’s career development, in all ways, including being a sponsor, mentor, advocate, or formative example. This year’s award winners, Amanda K. Verma, MD […]
Physicians who engage in research play a vital role in developing novel, innovative approaches to diagnosing and treating disease. Nurturing the careers of doctors whose work takes them to both patients’ bedsides and the laboratory bench is a top priority of the Division of Physician-Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Such was the […]
Researchers recognized for developing COVID-19 nasal vaccine David T. Curiel, MD, PhD, and Michael S. Diamond, MD, PhD, both of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, have received the Washington University Chancellor’s Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for their development of a nasal vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Yoshiharu, Muto, MD, PhD, Instructor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, has been awarded a 2023 Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant by the KidneyCure Transition to Independence Grants Program, a foundation of the American Society of Nephrology.
Cardiovascular Division Chief Dr. Sumanth Prabhu has announced that Kory Lavine, MD, PhD, will serve as the next Director of the Center for Cardiovascular Research (CCR), effective July 1, 2023. Dr. Lavine is currently Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Director of the CCR. In his new role, he will succeed Dr. Jeanne Nerbonne, who […]
I am pleased to announce that Rakhee Bhayani, MD, has been appointed as the Vice Chair for the Advancement of Women’s Careers in the Department of Medicine (DOM). Dr. Bhayani is Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) and the Director of the Forum for Women […]
William G. Powderly will receive Washington University in St. Louis’ 2023 faculty achievement awards, Chancellor Andrew D. Martin announced. Powderly, MD, the Dr. J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine at the School of Medicine, will receive the Carl and Gerty Cori Faculty Achievement Award. Powderly, an infectious diseases specialist and public health leader, has made […]
The Alpha Omega Alpha Executive and Selection committees announce the new faculty, alumni and house officers to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Class of 2023. AΩA is the honor medical society recognizing, advocating for, and inspiring physicians in the care of patients and promotion of health. Members may be elected throughout their career […]
WashU Nephrology congratulates Steven Cheng, MD, who has accepted the position of Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes-Jewish Hospital. After receiving his medical degree and completing an internal medicine residency at Northwestern University in Chicago, Dr. Cheng entered the Nephrology Fellowship at WashU, and upon graduation in 2006 joined our […]
On May 5, during the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology’s (AACE) 32nd Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington, Sina Jasim, MD received the AACE Rising Star in Endocrinology Award. The prestigious award nationally recognizes member individuals who are within ten years of completing their endocrine fellowship and have demonstrated actionable outcomes in outstanding leadership, teamwork or innovation, […]
Congratulations to all the Department of Medicine Awardees!
The Paul and Patti Eisenberg Scholar Award is presented annually by the Washington University School of Medicine Cardiovascular Division to fund junior faculty research that broadly focuses on cardiovascular disease. Funds should be used to generate key preliminary data and/or to develop new areas of research. Dr. Zainab Mahmoud is this year’s recipient of the […]
WashU Nephrology congratulates two of our outstanding medical educators, Timothy Yau, MD, and Steven Cheng, MD, for recently receiving Distinguished Service Teaching Awards.
I am pleased to announce that Maya R. Jerath, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Immunology at Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM) has been appointed as Vice Chair of Ambulatory Clinical Operations, Safety and Quality for the Department of Medicine. Dr. Jerath received her PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University […]
Jean S. Wang, MD, PhD, FACG, is a Professor of Medicine at WashU where she serves on the Community Outreach and Engagement Leadership Team and the Program for the Elimination of Cancer Disparities Leadership Team at the Alvin J. Siteman Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Wang was the recent recipient of the American College of Gastroenterology’s […]
It is my great pleasure to announce that Dr. Amanda Cashen has agreed to serve as Associate Chief for Hematopoietic Malignancies, replacing Dr. Peter Westervelt who is stepping down late this summer after an exceptional term in this position. Amanda first joined the Washington University family over 25 years ago as a medical student. After a […]
Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis announces several leadership changes, including a new Deputy Director, Associate Directors of Translational Research and Shared Resources, and a Deputy Associate Director of Shared Resources.
Fellowship Award for Regulation of Epidermal Homeostasis by Centrosomal Proteins. Dr. Christine Yokoyama, Instructor in Medicine in the Division of Dermatology was announced as one the 2023 Dermatology Foundation Research Award Recipients. Dr. Yokoyama is Graduate of the Washington University Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) and currently a member of the Oliver Langenberg Physician Scientist Training […]
I am pleased to announce that Dr. Steven Cheng has accepted the position of Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes-Jewish Hospital, effective April 1, 2023. Dr. Cheng will be taking over for Dr. Dominique Cosco, our current Program Director who is transitioning to a new role as the […]
Jing Hughes, MD, PhD is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania MSTP and completed residency and fellowship training in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at Yale University. She trained with Drs. Kevan Herold, Janet McGill, and David Piston in both clinical and basic science research in type 1 and type 2 diabetes. As an early-stage investigator, […]
Makedonka Mitreva, PhD, a professor of medicine and of genetics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been elected to the American Academy of Microbiology in recognition of her contributions to the field of microbiology. The academy is an honorific leadership group and think tank within the American Society for Microbiology. Mitreva is […]
We are pleased to announce that after a national search for a new Division Chief of Cardiology at the St. Louis VA Medical Center, and reviewing a deep and impressive group of candidates, the committee has selected Dr. Abhinav Diwan as the new Chief of Cardiology. Dr. Diwan is a well-renowned clinician and physician-scientist. He […]
Congratulations to Douglas R. Adkins, MD; Chien-Huan Chen, MD, PhD; Thomas Ciesielski, MD; Vladimir Despotovic, MD; Michael Diamond, MD, PhD; Elvin Geng, MD, MPH; Michael Lin, MD; Rachel Presti, MD, PhD; David Warren, MD, MPH; Anitha Vijayan, MD. The Dean’s Impact Awards recognize faculty whose superior efforts have had lasting impact, who demonstrated the highest […]
Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) and The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital awards 28 investigators as part of the 16th annual Clinical and Translational Research Funding Program (CTRFP). The CTRFP is the largest internal grant funding program of the ICTS. Applicants are required to submit proposals for projects that promote the translation […]
Deborah Veis MD, PhD, has been accepted for active membership in the Association of American Physicians (AAP). The AAP is an honorary medical society founded in 1885 by the Canadian physician Sir William Osler and six other distinguished physicians of his era for “the advancement of scientific and practical medicine.” Election to the AAP is […]
Patrick White, MD, PhD, the Stokes Family Endowed Chair of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care and Chief, Division of Palliative Medicine, was selected as the recipient of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) 2023 Josefina B. Magno Distinguished Hospice Physician Award. The award recognizes one hospice medical director or hospice physician annually […]
WashU Nephrology congratulates Will Ross, MD, MPH, Alumni Endowed Professor of Medicine, Nephrology, and Associate Dean for Diversity at Washington University School of Medicine, who will receive the Frankie Freeman Inspirational Award at the Ethical Society of St. Louis this Friday, February 17, 2023.
Many Washington University School of Medicine Faculty were present and presenting at the 2022 American Heart Association Annual Scientific Sessions, held in Chicago. Cardiovascular Division Chief Sumanth Prabhu, MD was honored as the George E. Brown Memorial Lecturer.
Baldridge, Cooper, DeBosch, Fields, Joynt Maddox, Rentschler, Sah, Wu honored
Dayna S. Early, MD, FASGE, professor of medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, was selected as the recipient of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) 2023 Distinguished Endoscopic Research Mentoring Award. The ASGE is the global leader in advancing digestive care through education, advocacy and promotion of excellence and innovation in endoscopy. Dr. Early will accept […]
Rodney D. Newberry, MD, the Dr. Nicholas V. Costrini Professor of Gastroenterology and Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named a William H. Danforth Washington University Physician-Scientist Scholar. The program, established in 2022, is aimed at supporting the careers of outstanding physician-scientists whose work is truly pioneering and […]
Victoria J. Fraser, MD, Adolphus Busch Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department of Medicine, was awarded the Association of Professors of Medicine (APM) Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished Chair of Medicine Award as part of the 2023 Alliance Awards through the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (AAIM). The Robert H. Williams, MD, Distinguished […]
Monica Chang-Panesso, MD, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Nephrology, was selected as the recipient of the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI) 2023 Research Scholar Award for her proposal entitled “Tubular Senescence and Proliferative Capacity of the Aging Kidney”. The SSCI Research Scholar Award provides support for physician-scientists as they take on innovative research […]
It is my pleasure to announce that Stephanie Conner, MD, Margo Girardi, MD, and Mustafa Husaini, MD, have been appointed as Medicine Teaching Service (Firm) Medical Directors, serving in dual roles to assist with Department of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital operations, patient safety, and quality for inpatient units. While working closely with hospital, nursing, and […]
Elections recognize national leadership in field of medical informatics
DiPersio, McGill, Ross honored for outstanding contributions to internal medicine
It is my pleasure to announce that Daniel C. Link, MD, has been named the new Chief of the Division of Oncology in the Department of Medicine and Deputy Director of the Siteman Cancer Center (SCC) effective December 1, 2022. Dr. Link is the Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Oncology in […]
Foundation honors leading oncologist for outstanding work on leukemia
Congratulations to Will Ross, MD, MPH, Janet McGill, MD, MA, FACP, and John DiPersio, MD, PhD
George, Mattar, Pande elected fellows