Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards


By Roman Petrowski, Office of Communications

Excellence in Teaching logoCongratulations to the 2019 winners of the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards. May is designated as teaching excellence month for McGovern Medical School and all winners of teaching awards will be honored May 8 in the Fifth Floor Gallery.

Anesthesiology
Moustafa Ahmed, MD
Lauren Brollier, MD
Amber Campbell, MD
Warren Choi, MD
Daniel Contreras, MD
Johanna De Haan, MD
Semhar Ghebremichael, MD
Amy Graham-Carlson, MD
Sara Guzman-Reyes, MD
Maisie Jackson, MD
Michael Lin, MD
Sofia Maldonado Villalba, MD
Travis Markham, MD
Katherine Normand, MD
Stacy Norrell, MD
Alexander Reskallah, MD
Madhumani Rupasinghe, MB, BS
Srikanth Sridhar, MD
Robert Wegner, MD
John Zaki, MD

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Darren F. Boehning, PhD
Phillip B. Carpenter, PhD
Vasanthi Jayaraman, PhD
John A. Putkey, PhD
Yang Xia, MB, BS, PhD

Dermatology
Misha Koshelev, MD, PhD
Steven Mays, MD

Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging
Moiz Ahmad, PhD
Haitham Awdeh, MD
Pritish Bawa, MB, BS
Nicholas Beckmann, MD
Naga Chinapuvvula, MB, BS
Steven Chua, MD, PhD
Miguel Fabrega, MD
Amanda Jarolimek, MD
Arash Kamali, MD
Manickam Kumaravel, MB, BS
Rajan Patel, MB, BS
Latifa Sanhaji, MD
Clark Sitton, MD
Venkateswar Surabhi, MB, BS
Patricia Svolos, PhD

Emergency Medicine
Amee Amin, MD
Salil Bhandari, MD
Yashwant Chathampally, MD
Benjamin Clark, MD
Benjamin Cooper, MD
Hilary Fairbrother, MD
Anjali Garg, MD
Jonathan Giordano, DO
Richard Gordon, MD
Nathan Hoot, MD, PhD
Ryan Huebinger, MD
Adeola Kosoko, MD
Robert Lapus, MD
Donna Mendez, MD
Sara Miller, MD
Lesley Osborn, MD
Daniel Ostermayer, MD
Gowri Stevens, MD
Michael Van Meter, MD
Andreea Xavier, MD

Family & Community Medicine
Humaira Abid, MB, BS
Michael Altman, MD
Pedro Aquino, MD
Dominique Balla, MD
Larry Butcher, MD
Deepa Iyengar, MB, BS
Vijaya Mallela, MD
Shrabanee Mitra, MB, BS
Phuc Duc Nguyen, MD
Thomas Northrup, PhD
Bal Reddy, MD
Graham Segal, MD
Louise Terrill, MD
Yu Wah, MB, BS
Ronald Winter, MD
Amber Zulfiqar, MB, BS

Integrative Biology & Pharmacology
Alemayehu Gorfe Abebe, PhD
Rebecca Berdeaux, PhD
Jeffrey Chang, PhD
Shane Cunha, PhD
Guangwei Du, PhD
David Loose, PhD
Oleh Pochynyuk, PhD
Michael Zhu, PhD

Internal Medicine
Rodeo Abrencillo, MD
Omowunmi Aibana, MD
Gabriel Aisenberg, MD
Bindu Akkanti, MD
Effrosyni Apostolidou, MD, PhD
Cesar Arias, MD, PhD
James Baker, MD
Prakash Balan, MD, JD
Jammie Barnes, MD
Modushudan Bhattacharjee, MB, BS
Kamran Boka, MD
Jessica Campbell, MD
Konstantinos Charitakis, MD
Sujith Cherian, MBBS
Akinsan Dosekun, MB, BS
Andrew Dupont, MD
Ijeoma Ekeruo, MD
Charles Ericsson, MD
Rosa Estrada-Y-Martin, MD
Mark Farnie, MD
Renee Flores, MD
Francisco Fuentes, MD
Enrique Garcia-Sayan, MD
Anneliese Gonzalez, MD
Kenneth Gould, MD
Rukma Govindu, MB, BS
Absalon Gutierrez, MD
Katie Guttenberg, MD
Caroline Ha, MD
Rodrigo Hasbun, MD
John Higgins, MB, BS
Modupe Idowu, MD
Nils Johnson, MD
Harinder Juneja, MB, BS
Zeyad Kanaan, MB, BS
Bruce Kone, MD
Gus Krucke, MD
Ana Leech, MD
Ruckshanda Majid, MB, BS
Garbo Mak, MD
Reeba Mathew, MB, BS
Brandy McKelvy, MD
William Miller, MD
Donald Molony, MD
Shahla Nader-Eftekhari, MB, ChB
Moises Nevah Rubin, MD
Binh Nguyen, MD
Masayuki Nigo, B.M.
Philip Orlander, MD
Elizabeth Park, MD
Monica Patel, MD
Saher Rabadi, MB, B.Ch.
Nahid Rianon, MB, BS, DrPH
Adan Rios, MD
Julie Rowe, MD
Lilit Sargsyan, MD
Neel Shah, MD
Jennifer Swails, MD
Jade Teakell, MD, PhD
Nirav Thosani, MB, BS
Karen Vigil, MD
Dia Rose Waguespack, MD
Mark Warner, MD
Robby Wesley, DO

Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
Danielle Garsin, PhD
Heidi Kaplan, PhD
Ronald ‘Chris’ MacKenzie, PhD

Neurobiology & Anatomy
Nachum Dafny, PhD
Pramod Dash, PhD
Claire E. Hulsebosch, PhD
Roger Janz, PhD
Han Zhang, MD

Neurology
Suur Biliciler, MD
Shivika Chandra, MB, BS
Nicole Gonzales , MD
Haris Kamal, MD
John Lincoln, MD, PhD
Sean Marrelli, PhD
Ines Moreno Gonzalez, PhD
Nassim Naderi, MD
Thy Nguyen, MD
Adriana Rosero Enriquez, MD
Mya Schiess, MD
Kazim Sheikh, MB, BS
Shaun Smart, MD
Erin Furr Stimming, MD
Alicia Zha, MD

Obstetrics Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Nana-Ama Ankumah, MD
Asha Bhalwal, MB, BS
Carlos Carreno, MD
Kristin Chabarria, MD
Han-Yang Chen, PhD
Diana Crabtree Sokol, MD
Jenny Duret-Uzodinma, MD
Julie Gutierrez, MD
Sara Holcombe, DO
Randa Jalloul, MD
Ha Nguyen, MD
Elizabeth Nugent, MD
Lavanya Palavalli Parsons, MD
Ramesha Papanna, MB, BS
Kimberly Pilkinton, MD
Pamela Promecene-Cook, MD
Diana Racusin, MD
Eugene Toy, MD
Stephen Wagner, MD
Alexander Wainwright, MD
Cristina Wallace Huff, MD

Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Ore Ofe Adesina, MD
Eric Crowell, MD
Grace Lindhorst, MD
Stephen Mills, PhD
Christophe Ribelayga, PhD

Orthopedic Surgery
Timothy Achor, MD
Andrew Choo, MD
Ernest Conrad, MD
Lindsey Crawford, MD
Allen Criswell, MD
Shah Nawaz Dodwad, MD
Robert Fullick, MD
Josh Gary, MD
James Gregory, MD
James Kellam, MD
Matt Koepplinger, DO
Alfred Mansour, MD
Stacey Martin, MD
Kenneth Mathis, MD
William McGarvey, MD
Wade McAlister, MD
John Munz, MD
Milton Routt, MD
Kyle Woerner, MD
Shiraz Younas, MD

Otorhinolaryngology
Ibrahim Alava, MD
Zi Yan Jiang, MD
William Yao, MD

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Yu Bai, MB, PhD
Brian Castillo, MD
William Glass, MD, PhD
Nghia Nguyen, MD
Nina Tatevian, MD, PhD
Amanda Tchakarov, MD
Amer Wahed, MB, BS
Priya Weerasinghe, MD, PhD
Mamoun Younes, MD

Pediatric Surgery
Mary Austin, MD
Matthew Greives, MD
Matthew Harting, MD

Pediatrics

Sheikh Ahmed, MB, BS
Chiamaka Aneji, MB, BS
Laura Benjamins, MD
Sonal Bhatnagar, MB, BS
Michael Chang, MD
John Chapman, MD
Lisa De Ybarrondo, MD
Guenet Degaffe, MD
Monaliza Evangelista, MD
Laura Farach, MD
Johnnie Frazier, MD
Amalia Guardiola, MD
Zoabe Hafeez, MD
Elizabeth Hillman, MD
Mark Hormann, MD
Jean Hsu, DO
Essam Imseis, MD
Cindy Jon, MD
Ankur Kamdar, MD
Suzanne Lopez, MD
Pedro Mancias, MD
Neethu Menon, MB, BS
Vinai Modem, MB, BS
Ricardo Mosquera, MD
Fernando Navarro, MD
Kristine O’Connor, MD
Emma Omoruyi, MD
Kenya Parks, MD
Ketan Patel, MD
Norma Perez, DO
David Rodriguez-Buritica, MD
Nunilo Rubio, MD
Joyce Samuel, MD
Joshua Samuels, MD
Nivedita Thakur, MD
Michael Watkins, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Glendaliz Bosques Mendez, MD
Jason Chen, DO
Nikola Dragojlovic, DO
Christopher Falco, MD
Stacey Hall, DO
Ajai Sambasivan, MD

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Melissa Allen, DO
Elaheh Ashtari, PsyD
Jeffrey Barr, MD
Rania Elkhatib, MD
Luis Fernandez, MD
Jonathan Findley, MD
Silvia Hafliger, MD
Amanda Helminiak, MD
Iram Kazimi, MD
Katherine Loveland, PhD
Caesa Nagpal, MB, BS
Deborah Pearson, PhD
Teresa Pigott, MD
Marsal Sanches, MD, PhD
Cynthia Santos, MD
Salih Selek, MD
John Sneed, MD
Ana Ugueto, PhD
Michael Weaver, MD
Cristian Zeni, MD, PhD

Surgery
Sasha Adams, MD
Erik Askenasy, MD
Kulvinder Bajwa, MD
Wasim Dar, MD, PhD
Daniel Freet, MD
David Hall, MD
John Harvin, MD
Todd Huzar, MD
Lillian Kao, MD
Saleem Khan, MB, BS
Melina McCarty, MD
Stefanos Millas, MD
Emily Robinson, MD
Ethan Taub, DO
Charles Wade, PhD
James Wallace, MD