MS_2c_vert+below_lrgMay is designated as teaching excellence month for the Medical School. Below are this year’s recipients of the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards. The Office of Educational Programs will host a Celebration of Teaching Excellence at 4 p.m., May 21 in the Fifth Floor Gallery to honor all teaching award winners.


Anesthesiology
Jill A. Antoine, M.D.
Carlos A. Artime, M.D.
Anita L. Giezentanner, M.D.
Amy D. Graham-Carlson, M.D.
Sam D. Gumbert, M.D.
Sara R. Guzman-Reyes, M.D.
Kenneth Hiller, M.D.
Mahammad N. Hussain, M.B., B.S.
Ranu R. Jain, M.B., B.S.
Omonele O. Nwokolo, M.D.
Olga L. Pawelek, M.D.
Oscar F. Quintana, M.D.
Manjunath M. Shetty, M.B.B.S.
Srikanth Sridhar, M.D.
George W. Williams, M.D.

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Phillip B. Carpenter, Ph.D.
John Putkey, Ph.D.
Ann-Bin Shyu, Ph.D.
Eric J. Wagner, Ph.D.
Yang Xia, M.D., Ph.D.

Dermatology
Steven R. Mays, M.D.

Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging
Emma C. Ferguson, M.D.
Elliott R. Friedman, M.D.
Manickam Kumaravel, M.B., B.S.
Eduardo J. Matta, M.D.
Venkateswar Rao Surabhi, M.B., B.S.

Emergency Medicine
Yashwant Chathampally, M.D.
Pratik B. Doshi, M.D.
Samuel D. Luber, M.D.
James J. McCarthy, M.D.
Sara D. Miller, M.D.
Joanne Oakes, M.D.
Nnaemeka G. Okafor, M.D.
Samuel J. Prater, M.D.
Guillermo M. Suarez, M.D.
Katrin Takenaka, M.D.
Michael W. Van Meter, M.D.

Family & Community Medicine
Michael A. Altman, M.D.
Pedro J. Aquino, M.D.
Justin Dominique Balla, M.D.
Larry R. Butcher, M.D.
Grant C. Fowler, M.D.
Alexander F. Laceras, M.D.
Vijaya L. Mallela, M.D.
Phuc Duc Nguyen, M.D.
Bal Reddy, M.D.
Louise Ann Terrill, M.D.
Deepa A. Vasudevan, M.B.B.S.
Amber M. Zulfiqar, M.B.B.S.

Integrative Biology & Pharmacology
Alemayehu G. Abebe, Ph.D.
Catherine Denicourt, Ph.D.
Carmen W. Dessauer, Ph.D.
Jeffrey A. Frost, Ph.D.
Andrew P. Morris, Ph.D.
Gary C. Rosenfeld, Ph.D.
Agnes Schonbrunn, Ph.D.

Internal Medicine
Gabriel M. Aisenberg, M.D.
Hussam M. Ammar, M.B., B.Ch.
H. Vernon Anderson, M.D.
Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D.
Avinash N. Bapat, M.B.B.S.
Jammie K. Barnes, M.D.
Aleksandra M. De Golovine, M.D.
Akinsan K. Dosekun, M.B.B.S.
Ali E. Denktas, M.D.
Charles D. Ericsson, M.D.
Rosa M. Estrada-Y-Martin, M.D.
Mark A. Farnie, M.D.
Jeanette G. Ferrer, D.O.
John R. Foringer, M.D.
John M. Halphen, M.D.
Robin L. Hardwicke, Ph.D.
Rodrigo Hasbun, M.D.
John P. Higgins, M.B., B.S.
Modupe Idowu, M.D.
Katherine A. Jelinek, M.D.
Nils P. Johnson, M.D.
Philip C. Johnson, M.D.
Harinder S. Juneja, M.B.B.S.
Gus Krucke, M.D.
Susan T. Laing, M.D.
Dorothy E. Lewis, Ph.D.
Brandy Jo McKelvy, M.D.
Donald A. Molony, M.D.
Linh M. Nguyen, M.D.
Philip R. Orlander, M.D.
Jen-Jung Hsu Pan, M.D, Ph.D.
Bela Patel, M.D.
Amber S. Podoll, M.D.
Siddharth K. Prakash, M.D., Ph.D.
Adan Rios, M.D.
Larry D. Scott, M.D.
Neel L. Shah, M.D.
Brett W. Stephens, M.D.
Jennifer L. Swails, M.D.
Sebastian T. Tosto, M.D.
Poyee P. Tung, M.D.
Jeena M. Varghese, M.B.B.S.
Robby G. Wesley, D.O.
David S. Wolf, M.D.

Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
Ronald C. Mackenzie, Ph.D.
Hung Ton-That, Ph.D.

Neurobiology & Anatomy
Leonard J. Cleary, Ph.D.
Terry Crow, Ph.D.
Daniel J. Felleman, Ph.D.
David W. Marshak, Ph.D.
Melvin N. Waxham, Ph.D.
Han Zhang, M.D.

Neurology
Andrew D. Barreto, M.D.
Nicole R. Gonzales, M.D.
Omotola A. Hope, M.D.
Ernesto Infante, M.D.
John A. Lincoln, M.D., Ph.D.
Sean I. Savitz, M.D.
Erin Furr Stimming, M.D.
Holly K. Varner, M.D.

Ob/Gyn/Reproductive Sciences
Pamela D. Berens, M.D.
Teresa T. Byrd, M.D.
John L. Dalrymple, M.D.
Jenny J. Duret-Uzodinma, M.D.
Kenneth J. Moise, M.D.
Francisco J. Orejuela, M.D.
Pamela A. Promecene-Cook, M.D.
Jerrie Refuerzo, M.D.
Bahaeddine M. Sibai, M.D.
Eugene C. Toy, M.D.

Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Nicholas P. Bell, M.D.
Alice Z. Chuang, Ph.D.
Judianne Kellaway, M.D.
John O’Brien, Ph.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery
William C. McGarvey, M.D.

Otorhinolaryngology
Samer Fakhri, M.D.
Ron J. Karni, M.D.

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Jeffrey K. Actor, Ph.D.
Yu Bai, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.
Diane L. Bick, Ph.D.
Roger J. Bick, M.Med.Ed
Nghia D. Nguyen, M.D.
Nina Tatevian, M.D., Ph.D.
Margaret O. Uthman, M.D.
Md Amer Wahed, M.B., B.S.

Pediatric Surgery
Janice A. Taylor, M.D.
Kuojen Tsao, M.D.

Pediatrics
Chiamaka U. Aneji, M.B.B.S.
Emma V. Archibong, M.D.
Laura J. Benjamins, M.D.
Gurur Biliciler-Denktas, M.D.
Ian J. Butler, M.B.B.S.
Lisa N. De Ybarrondo, M.D.
Betty del Rio Rodriguez, M.D.
Misti G. Ellsworth, D.O.
Monaliza S. Evangelista, M.D.
Timothy C. Foster, M.D.
Abby M. Geltemeyer, M.D.
Rebecca G. Girardet, M.D.
Wallace A. Gleason, Jr., M.D.
Amalia Guardiola, M.D.
Syed S. Hashmi, M.D., Ph.D.
Mark D. Hormann, M.D.
Marianna Horz, M.S.
Essam M. Imseis, M.D.
Daniel L. Ivan, M.D.
Ankur A. Kamdar, M.D.
Lakshmi Katakam, M.D.
Kathleen A. Kennedy, M.D.
Pedro Mancias, M.D.
Trinh T. Nguyen, D.O.
Mohammed T. Numan, M.B.B.S.
Susan E. Pacheco, M.D.
Kenya M. Parks, M.D.
Norma Perez, D.O.
Joshua A. Samuels, M.D.
Claire N. Singletary, M.S.
Keely G. Smith, M.D.
Robert J. Yetman, M.D

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Matthew E. Davis, M.D.
Joel E. Frontera, M.D.
Prathap J. Joseph, M.D.

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Melissa K. Allen, D.O.
Jeffrey V. Barr, M.D.
Prashant Gajwani, M.B.B.S.
R. Andrew Harper, M.D.
Vineeth P. John, M.B.B.S.
Pilar L. Laborde-Lahoz, M.D.
Svetlana Malkina, M.D.
Cheryl L. Person, M.D.
Teresa A. Pigott, M.D.
Cynthia W. Santos, M.D.
Dawnelle J. Schatte, M.D.

Surgery
Phillip R. Adams, M.D.
Rondel P. Albarado, M.D.
Kulvinder S. Bajwa, M.D.
James M. Cross, M.D.
Lillian S. Kao, M.D.
Saleem A. Khan, M.B.B.S.
Anil D. Kulkarni, Ph.D.
Donald P. Lesslie, D.O.
Joseph D. Love, M.D.
Michelle K. McNutt, M.D.
Stefanos G. Millas, M.D.
Laura J. Moore, M.D.
Emily K. Robinson, M.D.
Eduardo A. Souchon, M.D.