Serving as course director of Gross
Anatomy and Brain and Behavior I and II, Dr. Giffin has been churning
out very satisfied medical and graduate students and winning accolades
and teaching awards for the past 10 years.
"As an educator, Dr. Giffin is clearly
recognized and appreciated by students and colleagues as 'the best,'"
says Peter Stambrook, PhD, chair of the Department of Cell Biology,
Neurobiology and Anatomy.
Jeffrey Whitsett, MD, professor in UC's
Department of Pediatrics and chief of the section of neonatology,
perinatal and pulmonary biology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Medical Center, is internationally recognized for his research on lung
development that has impacted the treatment of babies around the world.
For this, Dr. Whitsett was recognized with the university's top
research honor, the George Rieveschl Jr. Award for Distinguished
"His accomplishments have placed UC at
the forefront of pulmonary medicine and his mentorship has produced a
generation of scientific talent that enriches scientific communities
around the globe," says Frank McCormack, MD, director of the pulmonary
and critical care division of the Department of Internal Medicine.