Faculty

A master clinician takes on a new post

A master clinician takes on a new post

When Stephen J. Huot, M.D., professor of medicine, decided to organize a symposium in honor of Asghar Rastegar, M.D., he had to fight fierce resistance from the honoree himself. “I got an e-mail, a phone call [asking me not to],” Huot said of the famously humble nephrologist, who is stepping down as associate chair of medicine to serve as co-director of the international health program.

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Pathologist honored with symposium

Pathologist honored with symposium

Michael Kashgarian, M.D. ’58, HS ’63, was the centerpiece of a Yale symposium in October, but the words of praise for him wouldn’t have been out of place at a fête in Hollywood or Cooperstown: “a real icon,” a “Renaissance man equally at home in town or country” and “a triple threat.”Kashgarian, professor emeritus of and senior research scientist in pathology, was honored for his 50 years at the forefront of...

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Michael J. Donoghue, Ph.D., the G. Evelyn Hutchinson Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, has been named the...

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Genetics professor named to IOM

Genetics professor named to IOM

Arthur L. Horwich, M.D., HS ’78, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Genetics and professor of pediatrics at the School of...

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Portrait of psychiatry chair unveiled

Portrait of psychiatry chair unveiled

Benjamin S. “Steve” Bunney, M.D., professor emeritus and former chair of psychiatry, returned to Yale in October from...

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Alumna receives Yale Medal

Alumna receives Yale Medal

Roslyn Milstein Meyer, Ph.D. ’77, assistant clinical professor in psychiatry, is one of five recipients of the 2008...

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Notes

Robert J. Alpern, M.D.

Robert J. Alpern, M.D., dean and Ensign Professor of Medicine, received the John P. Peters Award from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) in November in recognition of his career of research and leadership. The award “recognizes individuals who have made substantial research contributions to the discipline of...

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Robert J. Levine, M.D., HS ’63

Robert J. Levine, M.D., HS ’63, immediate past co-director of Yale University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, received The George Washington University Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award for 2008. This award was presented at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., in April. Levine is professor of medicine, lecturer...

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Carolyn M. Mazure, Ph.D.

Carolyn M. Mazure, Ph.D., associate dean for faculty affairs and professor of psychiatry and psychology, is the 2008 recipient of the American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Leadership Award. This award recognizes innovative research accomplishment and leadership that improve women’s lives and advance...

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Charles A. Morgan III, M.D.

Charles A. Morgan III, M.D., associate clinical professor of psychiatry, has received the Patriotic Civilian Service Award for his service to the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. Since 1989, Morgan has been researching the factors that increase vulnerability to...

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Marcella Nunez-Smith, M.D.

Marcella Nunez-Smith, M.D., assistant professor of medicine, has received the 2008 Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship from the American Association of Medical Colleges. The $15,000 fellowship recognizes a junior faculty member who leads efforts to remedy inequities in medical education and health care. Nunez-Smith...

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Erik M. Shapiro, Ph.D

Erik M. Shapiro, Ph.D., assistant professor of diagnostic radiology and biomedical engineering, has received a $1.5 million Director’s New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health. Shapiro, who arrived at Yale in 2006 and directs the Molecular and Cellular Magnetic Resonance Imaging Laboratory in the...

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Michael Simons, M.D.

Michael Simons, M.D. ’84, a distinguished heart researcher and physician, has been named section chief of cardiovascular medicine at the School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital.Simons comes to Yale from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, where he served as chief of cardiology, director of the cardiovascular...

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Edward Zigler, Ph.D.

Edward Zigler, Ph.D., Sterling Professor of Psychology emeritus, has been selected as the 2008 recipient of the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Award for Outstanding Lifetime Contribution to Psychology. Zigler received the award at the APA annual convention in Boston in August. Known as the “Father of Head...

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