September 20, 2005
CONTACT: Rebecca Harmon
Awards of Excellence Earned by 16 PENN Medicine Faculty
(Philadelphia, PA) -- Sixteen faculty of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine were named today as recipients of this year’s PENN Medicine Awards of Excellence – which signify demonstrated excellence through highly significant contributions in the areas of biomedical research, patient care, mentoring, and medical education.
Each recipient was chosen by a committee of senior faculty from the School of Medicine. “I am proud to honor these faculty for their achievements,” said Dr. Arthur H. Rubenstein, EVP/Dean of PENN Medicine, in announcing the award recipients. “The contributions of these remarkable physician-scientists represent the outstanding quality of patient care, teaching, mentoring, and research that is evidenced consistently by our world-class faculty.”
The six recipients in the “Research” category include:
The five recipients in the “Clinical” category include:
The recipient in the “Mentoring” category is:
The four recipients in the “Teaching” category include:
PENN Medicine is a $2.7 billion enterprise dedicated to the related missions of medical education, biomedical research, and high-quality patient care. PENN Medicine consists of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (founded in 1765 as the nation's first medical school) and the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
Penn’s School of Medicine is ranked #2 in the nation for receipt
of NIH research funds; and ranked #4 in the nation in U.S. News &
World Report’s most recent ranking of top research-oriented medical
schools. Supporting 1,400 fulltime faculty and 700 students, the School
of Medicine is recognized worldwide for its superior education and training
of the next generation of physician-scientists and leaders of academic