Dr. Igor Gregoric speaks via webcam to researchers, professors, students, and members of VTIS, or "Association of Slovenians Educated Abroad." Gregoric was chosen by his peers as the recipient of the VTIS leta 2017 - or Impression of the Year 2017 - for his efforts in enabling the circulation of Slovenian knowledge between Slovenia and other countries.

Gregoric accepts international award from Slovenian leadership

Dr. Igor Gregoric, chief of the surgical division and program director for the Center for Advanced Heart Failure, was honored by fellow Slovenians with a national award for his efforts in enabling the circulation of Slovenian knowledge between Slovenia and other countries.



Dr. K. Lance Gould

Gould receives top honor from American College of Cardiology

The American College of Cardiology will award Dr. K. Lance Gould, professor of cardiovascular medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at McGovern Medical School, its 2018 Distinguished Scientist Award-Translational Domain in honor of his contributions to the cardiovascular profession.


Dr. Martin Citardi

Citardi honored with AAO-HNS Distinguished Service Award

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery’s (AAO-HNS) honored Dr. Martin J. Citardi, professor and chair of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at McGovern Medical School, its Distinguished Service Award (DSA) in September. 




Dr. Jeffrey Actor

NIAID awards $1.7M to develop therapy to combat TB

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has awarded Jeffrey Actor, PhD, professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, nearly $1.7 million for a 2 year project to investigate use of Lactoferrin as a novel therapeutic to combat Tuberculosis disease. The research is a collaborative project with Marian Kruzel, PhD, of PharmaReview Corporation, representing the second phase of a collaborative small business award (STTR).


Rosenfeld honored with Merrell Flair Award

Dr. Gary Rosenfeld, professor of pharmacology and associate dean of Medical Education in the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, received the Merrell Flair Award in Medical Education last month at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting in Boston.