Faculty

Five faculty members honored with endowed professorships

Pietro de Camilli, M.D., FW ’79, professor of cell biology, has been named the Eugene Higgins Professor of Cell Biology. De Camilli, who is also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, leads a research program exploring the molecular basis for synaptic transmission.Daniel C. DiMaio, M.D., Ph.D., professor of genetics, has been named the Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Genetics. DiMaio is vice chair of the genetics department and director of the Yale Cancer Center’s Molecular Virology and Oncology Training Program.Steven C. Hebert, M.D., chair and professor of cellular and molecular physiology and professor of medicine, has been named the C.N.H. Long Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology....

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Myron Genel, M.D.

Myron Genel, M.D., professor emeritus of pediatrics, has received the Joseph W. St. Geme Jr. Leadership Award, presented annually by the seven societies that constitute the Federation of Pediatric Organizations. The international award recognizes Genel’s contributions to pediatrics and to the advancement of national...

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James D. Jamieson, M.D., Ph.D.

James D. Jamieson, M.D., Ph.D., was awarded the William Go Award by the American Pancreatic Association. The award is given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to pancreatic studies. Jamieson, professor of cell biology and director of the M.D./Ph.D. program at Yale, was honored for his leadership in...

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Keith A. Joiner, M.D., M.P.H. ’03

Keith A. Joiner, M.D., M.P.H. ’03, the Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Medicine, became dean of the University of Arizona College of Medicine, on March 1. At Yale Joiner was the associate chair of medicine, chief of the Section of Infectious Diseases and director of the Investigative Medicine Program. Joiner’s...

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Becca R. Levy, Ph.D.

Becca R. Levy, Ph.D., assistant professor of gerontology, was named the 2003 recipient of the Margret M. Baltes Early Career Award in Behavioral and Social Gerontology by the Gerontological Society of America. This annual award recognizes outstanding early career contributions to the field. Levy’s research focuses on...

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Robert W. Makuch, Ph.D.

Robert W. Makuch, Ph.D., professor and former head of the Division of Biostatistics in the School of Public Health, was named a fellow of the American Statistical Association in June. Makuch was honored for his statistical consultations to government and the pharmaceutical industry, for his contributions to the design...

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