Medical School logoMay is designated as teaching excellence month for the Medical School. Below are this year’s recipients of the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards by department. The Office of Educational Programs will host a Celebration of Teaching Excellence at 4 p.m., May 22 in the Fifth Floor Gallery to honor all teaching award winners.

Anesthesiology
Carlos A. Artime, M.D.
Nischal K. Gautam, M.B.B.S.
Sam D. Gumbert, M.D.
Sara Guzman-Reyes, M.D.
Timothy C. Hollenbeck, M.D.
Mahammad N. Hussain, M.B., B.S.
Katherine C. Normand, M.D.
Olga L. Pawelek, M.D.
Timothy R. Pawelek, M.D.
Oscar F. Quintana, M.D.
Colleen G. Rodriguez, M.D.
Madhumani Rupasinghe, M.B.B.S.
Ali R. Shahen, M.D.
Srikanth Sridhar, M.D.
Nitin Wadhwa, M.D.
George W. Williams, M.D.

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

Dermatology
Sirunya Silapunt, M.D.

Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging
Charles W. Beasley, Ph.D.
Nicholas M. Beckmann, M.D.
Emma C. Ferguson, M.D.
Joseph P. Hasapes, M.D.
Manickam Kumaravel, M.B., B.S.
Susanna C. Spence, M.D.

Emergency Medicine
Pratik B. Doshi, M.D.
Christopher J. Freeman, M.D.
Samuel D. Luber, M.D.
Rohith R. Malya, M.D.
Sara D. Miller, M.D.
Amy D. Noland, M.D.
Joanne Oakes, M.D.
Nnaemeka G. Okafor, M.D.
Samuel J. Prater, M.D.
Guillermo M. Suarez, M.D.
Michael W. Van Meter, M.D.

Family & Community Medicine
Pedro J. Aquino, M.D.
Justin Dominique Balla, M.D.
Kelley W. Carroll, M.D.
Grant C. Fowler, M.D.
Vijaya L. Mallela, M.D.
Rolf O. Montalvo-Chen, M.D.
Phuc Duc Nguyen, M.D.
Thomas F. Northrup, Ph.D.
Omobolaji H. Olutimehin, M.B.B.S.
Bal Reddy, M.D.
Deepa A. Vasudevan, M.B.B.S.
Carman H. Whiting, M.D.
Amber M. Zulfiqar, M.B.B.S.

Integrative Biology & Pharmacology
Rebecca Berdeaux, Ph.D.
Raymond J. Grill, Ph.D.
Lenard M. Lichtenberger, Ph.D.
David S. Loose, Ph.D.
Roger G. O’Neil, Ph.D.
Gary C. Rosenfeld, Ph.D.
Kartik Venkatachalam, Ph.D.
Edgar T. Walters, Ph.D.

Internal Medicine
Gabriel M. Aisenberg, M.D.
Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D.
Prakash Balan, M.D., J.D.
Ben J. Barnett, M.D.
Tanvir K. Bell, M.D.
Cristina Bocirnea, M.D.
Eugene V. Boisaubin, M.D.
Akinsan K. Dosekun, M.B.B.S.
Anne H. Dougherty, M.D.
Charles D. Ericsson, M.D.
Miguel Escobar, M.D.
Rosa M. Estrada-Y-Martin, M.D.
Mark A. Farnie, M.D.
John R. Foringer, M.D.
Anneliese O. Gonzalez, M.D.
Kenneth Lance Gould, M.D.
Rukma R. Govindu, M.B.B.S.
Absalon D. Gutierrez, M.D.
Caroline A. Ha, M.D.
Rodrigo Hasbun, M.D.
Iman A. Hassan, M.D.
Modupe Idowu, M.D.
Philip C. Johnson, M.D.
Ruckshanda Majid, M.B.B.S.
Reba Mathew, M.B.B.S.
Brandy Jo McKelvy, M.D.
Jacqueline P.C. Meeks, M.D.
Nada B. Memon, M.D.
Donald A. Molony, M.D.
Shahla Nader-Eftekhari, M.B., Ch.B.
Linh M. Nguyen, M.D.
Philip R. Orlander, M.D.
Merrill L. Overturf, Ph.D.
Bela Patel, M.D.
Man Kien (Mandy) Phung, M.D.
Amber S. Podoll, M.D.
Shobha Rao, M.D.
Neel L. Shah, M.D.
Richard W. Smalling, M.D., Ph.D.
Jennifer L. Swails, M.D.
Heinrich Taegtmeyer, M.D., Ph.D.
Sebastian T. Tosto, M.D.
Poyee P. Tung, M.D.
Jenna M. Varghese, M.B.B.S.
Robby G. Wesley, D.O.
Kelly L. Wirfel, M.D.

Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
Michael C. Lorenz, Ph.D.
Ronald C. Mackenzie, Ph.D.

Neurobiology & Anatomy
Leonard J. Cleary, Ph.D.
Nachum Dafny, Ph.D.
Pramod K. Dash, Ph.D.
Claire E. Hulsebosch, Ph.D.
David W. Marshak, Ph.D.
Han Zhang, M.D.

Neurology
Jack N. Alpert, M.D.
Suur Biliciler, M.D.
John A. Lincoln, M.D., Ph.D.
Raymond A. Martin, M.D.
Thy P. Nguyen, M.D.
Erin Furr Stimming, M.D.

Obstetrics Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
Adi Abramovici, M.D.
Michael T. Adler, M.D.
Pamela D. Berens, M.D.
Teresa T. Byrd, M.D.
Jenny J. Duret-Uzodinma, M.D.
Sara Holcombe, D.O.
Randa Jalloul, M.D.
Pamela A. Promecene-Cook, M.D.
Joseph Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D.
Bahaeddine M. Sibai, M.D.
Eugene C. Toy, M.D.

Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Lauren S. Blieden, M.D.
Judianne Kellaway, M.D.
Gene Kim, M.D.
John O’Brien, Ph.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery
Timothy S. Achor, M.D.
Terry A. Clyburn, M.D.
John W. Munz, M.D.
M.L. “Chip” Routt, M.D.

Otorhinolaryngology
Ron J. Karni, M.D.
Sancak Yuksel, 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.
Diane G. Edmondson, Ph.D.
William F. Glass, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.
Keri C. Smith, Ph.D.
Margaret O. Uthman, M.D.
Md Amer Wahed, M.B., B.S.
Priya Weerasinghe, M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D.

Pediatric Surgery
Michael H. Hines, M.D.
Stacey D. Moore-Olufemi, M.D.
Kuojen Tsao, M.D.

Pediatrics
Chiamaka U. Aneji, M.B.B.S.
Emma V. Archibong, M.D.
Kit-Sing Au, Ph.D.
Duraisamy Balaguru, M.B.B.S.
Ebony Beaudoin, M.D.
Laura J. Benjamins, M.D.
Rebecca M. Beyda, M.D.
Ian J. Butler, M.D.
John C. Chapman, M.D.
Johnnie P. Frazier, M.D.
Amalia Guardiola, M.D.
Takijah Heard, M.D.
Mark D. Hormann, M.D.
Cindy Kam-Tai Jon, M.D.
Amir M. Khan, M.B., B.S.
Ankur A. Kamdar, M.D.
Mary Kay Koenig, M.D.
Suzanne M. Lopez, M.D.
Pedro Mancias, M.D.
Shade B. Moody, M.D.
Heather C. Moore, M.D.
Ricardo A. Mosquera, M.D.
Fernando A. Navarro, M.D.
Joanne Nguyen, M.D.
Trinh T. Nguyen, D.O.
Susan E. Pacheco, M.D.
Norma Perez, D.O.
P. Syamasundar Rao, M.B.B.S.
Sharon H. Record, M.S.N.
Joyce P. Samuel, M.D.
Joshua A. Samuels, M.D.
Mark Jason Sanders, M.D.
Chandra Srinivasan, M.D.
Mohinder K. Thapar, M.B.B.S.
Melissa Van Arsdall, M.D.

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

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Melissa K. Allen, D.O.
Jeffrey V. Barr, M.D.
J. Chase Findley, M.D.
R. Andrew Harper, M.D.
Ageel Hashmi, M.B.B.S.
Vineeth P. John, M.B.B.S.
Iram Kazimi, M.D.
Bobby R. Nix, M.D.
Deborah A. Pearson, Ph.D.
Teresa A. Pigott, M.D.
Dawnelle J. Schatte, M.D.
Antolin C. Trinidad, M.D.

Surgery
Phillip R. Adams, M.D.
James H. Duke, M.D.
John A. Harvin, M.D.
Mark J. Hobeika, M.D.
Lillian S. Kao, M.D.
Saleem A. Khan, M.D.
Anil D. Kulkarni, Ph.D.
Donald P. Lesslie, D.O.
Michelle K. McNutt, M.D.
Stefanos G. Millas, M.D.
Laura J. Moore, M.D.
Emily K. Robinson, M.D.
Todd D. Wilson, M.D.