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May 2011 Issue

Interim Dean Andrew Filak, MD, presents Laura Wexler, MD, the faculty award for Exemplary Service and Commitment to Medical Student Education
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Medical Educators Recognized

By Angela Koenig
Published May 2011

Every two years, educators and supporters of medical education at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine are recognized for their outstanding contributions to medical education.

This yearís Medical Education Recognition Dinner applauded the following:

2011 Deanís Award for Teaching Excellence

         Zélia CorrÍa, MD, PhD, assistant professor of clinical ophthalmology

         Estrelita Dixon, MD, assistant professor of internal medicine

         Eric Gruenstein, PhD, professor of molecular genetics, biochemistry and microbiology

         Keith Kenter, MD, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery

         Anil Menon, PhD, professor of molecular genetics, biochemistry and microbiology

         Robert Neel, MD, assistant professor of clinical neurology

         Gregg Warshaw, MD, professor of family and community medicine


Community Preceptor Awards

         Phillip Carr, MD

         Erik Powell, MD


Outstanding Contributions and Support to Medical Education

         Julie Lefebvre, program manager, internal medicine

         Thomas deHoop, MD, clerkship director, obstetrics & gynecology

         Arthur Ollendorff, MD, volunteer associate professor


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         Matt Conley

         Gregory Fish

         James Glenn

         Birsen Kaya

         Peter Poulos, PhD

         Leslie Schick,

         Dennis Tunningley

         Richard Vogelsang Jr.


Graduate Medical Education Program Directors Award

         Mitchell Rashkin, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Training Program


Medical Student Teaching Award

         Andrew Browne, UC IV/PSTP Program


Exemplary Service and Commitment to Medical Student Education

         Laura Wexler, MD, senior associate dean for student affairs and admissions



Also recognized at the dinner were the members of the Curriculum Analysis and Revision Task Force. They include:


         M. Stephen Baxter, MD

         Aurora Bennett, MD

         Jesse Capone, UC IV

         Edmund Choi, PhD

         LeAnn Coberly, MD

         Jannette Collins, MD

         Jerry Friemoth, MD

         Denise Gibson, PhD

         Bruce Giffin, PhD

         Anne Gunderson, EdD,

         Michael Lieberman, PhD

         Andrew Look, UC I

         D.J. Lowrie, PhD

         Marshall Montrose, PhD

         Arthur Ollendorff, MD

         David Pettigrew, PhD

         Catharine Saelinger, PhD

         Michael Sostok, MD

       Peter Toth, student

       Inuk Zandvakili, student

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