Faculty

Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering

The following Yale faculty have been elected to membership in the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering: Yung-Chi Cheng, Ph.D., Henry Bronson Professor of Pharmacology and director of the...

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National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression

The National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) has announced the recipients of its 1999 Distinguished and Young Investigator Awards. From Yale, Kenneth K. Kidd, Ph.D.,...

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Kim Bottomly, Ph.D.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Donna E. Shalala has named Kim Bottomly, Ph.D., professor of immunobiology and dermatology, as one of five appointees to the National Advisory Allergy and Infectious Diseases Council, the principal advisory body of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious...

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Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D.

Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D., assistant clinical professor of psychiatry, was the keynote speaker in February for the National Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Conference in Stuttgart, Germany. Brown also presented the Department of Psychiatry grand rounds at the Goethe University Medical School in Frankfurt....

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Myron Genel, M.D.

Myron Genel, M.D., professor of pediatrics, received the Abraham Jacobi Memorial Award in April at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The award is presented by the Academy and the American Medical Association to “a pediatrician who has made notable contributions to pediatrics on a national...

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Richard Lifton, M.D., Ph.D.

The School of Medicine has received a $500,000 unrestricted cardiovascular/ metabolic research grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb, to be supervised by Richard Lifton, M.D., Ph.D., chair of genetics, professor of genetics and medicine (nephrology) and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator. Lifton’s research in...

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Lawrence C. Kaplan, M.D.

Lawrence C. Kaplan, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics and director of the Disabled Child Care Program and the Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs, was chosen one of 30 fellows for Zero to Three’s Leaders for the 21st Century program. Zero to Three is a national nonprofit organization of...

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Paula Kavathas, Ph.D., William B. Stewart, Ph.D.

Paula Kavathas, Ph.D., associate professor of genetics and immunobiology, and William B. Stewart, Ph.D., associate professor of surgery and chief of the section of anatomy and experimental surgery, were honored with Ivy Awards in May. The Elm and Ivy Awards are given in recognition of efforts to strengthen the...

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Richard W. Kim, M.D.

Richard W. Kim, M.D., surgical resident in cardiothoracic surgery, was named a Baxter Research Fellow for 1999-2000 by the Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education for his research investigating new techniques in gene therapy and cardiac transplantation.

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Sunita Maheshwari, M.D. (M.B.B.S.)

Sunita Maheshwari, M.D. (M.B.B.S.), clinical instructor in pediatrics (cardiology), was awarded the Laennec Society Young Clinician Award by the American Heart Association in November at its 71st annual meeting in Dallas. The award was given for the best clinical presentation in a special session of the Laennec...

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Richard A. Marottoli, M.D.

Richard A. Marottoli, M.D., associate professor of medicine (geriatrics), received an Outstanding Research Award in the field of aging and health care for seniors and long-term care in May for his research identifying risk factors associated with driving safety and interventions for the older driver and their...

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W. Ian McDonald, Ph.D.

W. Ian McDonald, Ph.D., professor adjunct of neurology, presented the Helen Wilshire Walsh Lecture titled “The Dynamics of Multiple Sclerosis” in June at Yale. Ms. Walsh was a supporter of neurology research and had a long-standing interest in improving the lives of people with disabilities. McDonald has made many...

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Lynne J. Regan, Ph.D.

Lynne J. Regan, Ph.D., professor of molecular biophysics and biochemistry, was awarded the fourth annual Herbert W. Dickerman Award from the New York State Department of Health’s Wadsworth Center. She was selected for the award in recognition of her achievements in elucidating rules underlying protein folding, as well...

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Stephen G. Waxman, M.D., Ph.D.

Stephen G. Waxman, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of neurology and professor of pharmacology and neurobiology, was given the Wartenberg Award, the highest honor bestowed by the American Academy of Neurology. The award was presented in April at the annual meeting in Toronto. Waxman is founding director of the...

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Robert M. Weiss, M.D.

Robert M. Weiss, M.D., professor of surgery (urology) and in the Cancer Center, has been appointed interim chair and chief of the Department of Surgery. Weiss has served on the faculty for more than 30 years, most recently as chief of the section of urology. He is the recipient of an NIH Merit Award, a trustee of the...

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