Posts Tagged ‘awards’

OHSU Research Week oral and poster presentation award winners

Below is a list of students who were recognized for exceptional oral or poster presentations during OHSU Research Week. Students were evaluated on hypothesis, research approach, impact, layout/use of media, and presentation skills. The top 15 percent of presenters were selected for an award. Oral presentation winners receive a $150 cash prize and poster presentation winners receive a $75 cash prize. Special thanks to Dr. Peter Mayinger and all of our volunteer judges who evaluated … Read More

Research Week Thursday: Dr. Byers keynote, awards reception, and more

Today’s Research Week lineup features keynote speaker Peter Byers, M.D., professor of medicine and pathology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Byers will be presenting on the intersection of using advanced genomic tools and clinical practice in his talk, “Getting to Recessive: Making the Rare Common.” As both a clinical and molecular geneticist, he has devoted his career to understanding the molecular pathogenesis of inherited disorders of connective tissue. He has focused on collagen … Read More

New for Research Week 2013: Research Employee Appreciation Awards

OHSU researchers: we invite you to celebrate the great work of your colleagues. The following awards will be presented at the OHSU Research Week closing ceremony on Thursday, May 23, 2013. We’re asking you to nominate your colleagues for their contributions to research at OHSU—whether that is scientific achievement, excellent service, outstanding problem-solving, or anything else you think should be recognized. Awardees will be presented with a token of appreciation and a commemorative plaque. —Research … Read More

New deadline: Center for Diversity & Inclusion seeks nominees for awards

Updated 3/21: The deadline for nominations has been extended to Friday, April 5. OHSU’s Center for Diversity & Inclusion seeks nominees for several 2013 Diversity & Inclusion awards, including an Outstanding Research Award. The Outstanding Research Award recognizes completed or ongoing research work that has contributed substantially to the literature and to the field, focusing on health disparities among underserved populations, social determinants of health, issues of diversity among varied racial and ethnic backgrounds, ageism, … Read More

Faculty Senate Award nominations due March 22

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

October event highlights OHSU research innovators and entrepreneurs

On Thursday, October 25, Technology Transfer and Business Development (TTBD) hosted the 2012 Technology Innovation Awards to recognize OHSU researchers who had technologies licensed or optioned in the last fiscal year as well as those who brought in top dollars from industry to support their research. The ceremony drew a large crowd to the Casey Eye Institute Macdonald Auditorium and featured keynote speaker Kenton Gregory, M.D., FACC, head of OHSU’s new Center for Regenerative Medicine. … Read More

Bonnie Nagel, Ph.D., receives Medical Research Foundation of Oregon Award

Each year, distinguished faculty from around the state are recognized by the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon for outstanding leadership and innovation in science. This year, three scientists received awards, including OHSU’s Bonnie Nagel, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience and director of Pediatric Neuropsychology in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Nagel received the Richard T. Jones New Investigator Award, which recognizes a new investigator who shows exceptional promise early … Read More

Congrats! 9 OHSU grad students receive highly sought-after Scholar Award

This year Portland’s Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation has designated nine students from OHSU’s Graduate Studies Program as ARCS Scholars. This Scholar Award provides students with $6,000 per year over three years in support of their academic pursuits. The Portland ARCS Foundation is one of 17 independently operated chapters nationwide. The mission of the ARCS Foundation Chapters is to support and nurture American women and men in doctoral programs, and since 2005, the Portland … Read More

School of Dentistry awards announced

The following article has been reproduced with permission from the School of Dentistry’s Dental Bites newsletter. Congratulations to all three awardees! The first awards have been made to School of Dentistry faculty through the newly-created Dean’s Fund for Research Support. Receiving $40,000 grants for research are Agnieszka Balkowiec, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of integrative biosciences, the team of Tom Hilton, D.M.D., M.S., alumni centennial professor of operative dentistry, and Jack Ferracane, Ph.D., professor and chair … Read More

Nominations for AAAS Mentor Awards due July 31

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) seeks nominations for its 2012 Mentor Awards. There are two categories: the Lifetime Mentor Award and the Mentor Award. Both honor individuals who have consistently demonstrated extraordinary leadership to increase the participation of underrepresented groups in the sciences. The difference is that the Mentor Award is for nominees who have spent less have 25 years in the role of mentor, while the Lifetime Mentor Award is … Read More

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