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Health Sciences Research Recognition Awards 2005

January 28, 2005

Mike Strecker
Phone: (504) 865-5210

mstreck@tulane.edu

Tulane University Health Sciences Center honored its top researchers at a special recognition ceremony this week. Honorees included those who garnered more than $1.5 million in research funding in fiscal year 2004, those who had the highest total in newly awarded grants in excess of $400,000, those who received their first peer-reviewed grant of $50,000 or more and the researcher who achieved the highest level of collaborative research.
 
Leaders in Research Awards
For outstanding achievement and commitment to excellence in overall research funding for the academic year 2003-2004. These awards recognize principal investigators who have the highest total research funding for fiscal year 2004, each having garnered more than $1.5 million in research support. They are listed in ranking order.

Andrew Lackner Director, Tulane National Primate Research Center Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, and Department of Pathology

Carl Kendall Professor, Department of International Health and Development

Gabriel Navar Professor and Chair, Department of Physiology

Darwin Prockop
Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Jiang He Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology Professor, Department of Medicine

Rudolf Bohm Jr. Associate Director for Veterinary Resources Chair, Division of Veterinary Medicine, Primate Research Center Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine

Ronald Veazey Chair, Division of Comparative Pathology, Primate Research Center Associate Professor, Department of Pathology

John Clements Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Ann Anderson Professor and Senior Associate Dean, Department of Environmental Health Sciences

Preston Marx Chair, Division of Microbiology, Primate Research Center Professor, Department of Tropical Medicine

LuAnn White Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences

Larry Webber Professor, Department of Biostatistics


Top New Research Awards
For outstanding achievement and commitment to excellence in new research awards for the academic year 2003-2004. These awards recognize principal investigators whose research has garnered the highest total in largest newly awarded project grants in fiscal year 2004, each in excess of $400,000. They are listed in ranking order.

Andrew Lackner
Director, Tulane National Primate Research Center Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, and Department of Pathology

John Clements Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Felicia Rabito Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology

Anastasia Gage Associate Professor, Department of International Health and Development

Rudolf Bohm, Jr. Associate Director for Veterinary Resources Chair, Division of Veterinary Medicine Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Primate Research Center Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine

Samir El-Dahr Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Robert Garry Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology Director, Interdisciplinary Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology

Eric Johnson Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology

Darwin Prockop
Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Ronald Veazey Chair, Division of Comparative Pathology, Primate Research Center Associate Professor, Department of Pathology

LuAnn White
Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences

Dawn Wesson Associate Professor, Department of Tropical Medicine


First Competitive Research Awards
For outstanding achievement and commitment to excellence in first competitive research awards for the year 2003-2004. Those being honored represent researchers who have received their first peer-reviewed grant of $50,000 or greater during fiscal year 2004.

Aline Scandurro Research Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Karol Sestak Research Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Primate Research Center Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Lisanne Brown Research Assistant Professor, Department of International Health and Development

Lucia Cardenas Freytag Research Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Maya Begalieva Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences

Felicia Rabito Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology

Karis Schoellmann Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences

Faye Grimsley Assistant Professor, Department of Environment Health Sciences

Frank Jones Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Michael Schurr
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Francesco Simeone Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Leslie Snider
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of International Health and Development

Weiping Zou Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine


Intercampus Collaborative Research Commendation


Dawn Wesson
Associate Professor, Department of Tropical Medicine

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