Posts Tagged ‘awards’

Changes coming to pre- and post-award management at OHSU

After many months of strategizing, planning, and development, the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research is pleased to announce that OHSU’s pre-award office (Research Grants & Contracts; RGC) and post-award office (Sponsored Projects Administration; SPA) are merging to become one group: the Office of Proposal & Award Management, to be led by Deborah Golden-Eppelein. Why merge RGC & SPA? We have three guiding principles in mind: 1) Improved service to the research community … Read More

Joel Nigg, Ph.D., receives MERIT award from National Institute of Mental Health

Joel Nigg, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience in the OHSU School of Medicine and director of the Division of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, has received a MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) award from the National Institute of Mental Health to further his work on the underlying mechanisms and causes of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A leader in the field of ADHD research, Dr. Nigg has created a unique integration of … Read More

Research Week Thursday: Dr. Chittaranjan Yajnik; Paper of the Year talks; and awards reception

Thursday’s Research Week lineup includes a keynote lecture by Chittaranjan Yajnik, M.D., F.R.C.P., a world-renowned expert on developmental origins of health and disease; talks by the School of Medicine Paper of the Year Award winners; and the Research Week awards ceremony. Don’t forget: if you filled out a Research Week passport, you must be present at the awards ceremony on Thursday afternoon to win. Thursday Schedule All events take place in the Old Library Building … Read More

School of Dentistry students win research awards

Several students in the OHSU School of Dentistry have recently been recognized for their outstanding research efforts. Congratulations to all. Dental students win award from American Association of Public Health Dentistry Second-year dental students Amelia Stoker, Sydney Stoker, and Caroline DeVincenzi were awarded first place for the Predoctoral Dental Student Merit Award for Outstanding Achievement in Community Health Dentistry by the American Association of Public Health Dentistry. The students spent three weeks in Kenya in September 2013 … Read More

OHSU faculty member wins prestigious literary award

He’s published in scientific journals like PLoS ONE and Psychopharmacology, but now, Garet Lahvis, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Behavioral Neuroscience in the OHSU School of Medicine, will have a citation in a very different type of journal. Dr. Lahvis recently won first prize in the Curt Johnson Prose Award in Creative Nonfiction for his essay entitled ‘NQR.’ His essay describes the obstacles to finding the cause for autism as he watches a young boy … Read More

OHSU researchers receive Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award to unleash the power of imaging for cancer treatment

When doctors treat breast cancer patients with the latest targeted cancer drugs, many patients initially see an improvement but later relapse and develop a resistance to treatment. Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University believe that by developing better imaging technologies they will be able to see how molecules change and rearrange themselves in response to cancer treatment, ultimately allowing them to create more effective treatments with a lasting response. Summer L. Gibbs, Ph.D., and … Read More

Faculty Senate Award nominations due Feb. 14

The Faculty Senate Awards recognize OHSU faculty members for their exceptional effort in support of OHSU’s mission. Awards are made for contributions within the last ten years in one of five categories: research, leadership, teaching, service and collaboration. Up to four nominees will be chosen from each category and each finalist will receive $500. The award winner from the category will receive $3,500 and will have his or her name engraved on the Faculty Senate Awards Memorial Plaque. Award … Read More

OHSU faculty members receive Medical Research Foundation of Oregon awards

On Nov. 14, the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon announced the recipients of its 2013 awards program, which included two OHSU faculty members: Eric Orwoll, M.D., and Jennifer DeVoe, M.D. Dr. Orwoll, professor of medicine and director of the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, was honored with a Discovery Award for his influential work in male osteoporosis. Dr. DeVoe, associate professor of family medicine, received the Richard T. Jones New Investigator Award for her … Read More

OHSU Brain Institute’s Bobby Heagerty receives educator award from Society for Neuroscience

Bobby Heagerty, community affairs and education director at the OHSU Brain Institute, was recently honored with a Science Education Award from the Society for Neuroscience. The award, announced at the society’s annual meeting in San Diego, recognizes outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions educating the public about neuroscience. Heagerty’s contributions include developing the OHSU Brain Institute’s Brain Awareness lecture series; bringing neuroscience to classrooms across Oregon; and providing counsel to U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer. To learn … Read More

Congrats to the Research Week Employee Appreciation Award winners

The following individuals (and team!) were recently recognized by their colleagues and peers for their outstanding leadership, dedication, and commitment to research at OHSU. Nominations were solicited from across the institution, and a peer review committee selected winners from among those who were nominated. The winners were announced at the Research Week awards reception on May 23, 2013. Research Leadership Award For an individual or group who demonstrates outstanding leadership in research: Leslie Muldoon, Ph.D., … Read More

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