Faculty Awards Celebrate Excellence in Education, Service and Patient Care

Faculty members will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to education, community service and clinical care before their colleagues, family members and College leaders.

The 4th annual omnibus ceremony on May 16, 2019 will recognize recipients of the Barbara and Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. Presidential Award for Excellence in Education, Clark Faculty Service Award, Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Awards, John P. McGovern Outstanding Teacher Award, Faculty Awards for Excellence in Patient Care, and Ben and Margaret Love Foundation Bobby Alford Award for Academic Clinical Professionalism.

The ceremony will begin at 4 p.m. in Cullen Auditorium and will be followed by a reception in Rayzor Lounge.

Barbara and Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. Presidential Award for Excellence in Education

Baylor’s most prestigious, College-wide, competitive award for faculty educational service.

Glenn N Levine, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 794-7300

Barbara Wells Trautner, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Director, Clinical and Health Services Research

Urinary tract infections; Healthcare-associated infections; Antimicrobial stewardship

John P. McGovern Outstanding Teacher Award

For outstanding teaching in the medical school curriculum.

Roberto Mario Vera, M.D., FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Phone

  • (713) 798-8070

Trauma; Emergency general surgery; General Surgery; Complex abdominal wall repair; Hernia repair; Biliary disease; Enteral feeding access…

Ming Xiaoming Zhang, Ph.D.

Professor & Director of Anatomical Sciences

Phone

  • (713) 798-4720

Medical Education

Clark Faculty Service Award

To honor exemplary service, with professionalism.

Joanna Louisa Jankowsky, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8337

Mary Anderlik Majumder, J.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3511

Ethics Consultation; Problems of cost, quality, and access in health care; Ethical and social implications of new genomic technologies…

George T Mandy, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Respiratory Distress of the Newborn; Prevention and Management of Chronic Lung Disease of Premature Infants…

Debra Dianne Murray, Ph.D.

Instructor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8083

Adriana Macias Strutt, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8673

Neuropsychology; Adolescents and adults: Monolingual Spanish speakers and bilinguals; Neuropsychological evaluations of children; Epilepsy…

Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Awards

For a record of quality, quantity, and breadth of teaching and evaluation of learners, a record of significant leadership in curriculum development or educational administration, and contributions to the development of high quality, enduring educational materials.

Faculty Awards for Excellence in Patient Care

To honor outstanding contributions to the clinical mission by faculty members at the Early Career, Star and Master Clinician levels.

Graduating Class Outstanding Faculty Award

To recognize the top five faculty members as selected by fourth-year medical students.

Uma Ayyala

Assistant Professor

Medical Education, Quality Improvement, Simulation, Transition to Internship

Andrew Caruso, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Medical Education; Hospital Medicine; Professionalism

Stephanie Gordy, M.D., FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Acute Care Surgery; Surgical Critical Care

Matthew Novakovic

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-3560

R Ramachandr Reddy, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-7906

Zaven Sargsyan

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-3560

Medical simulation; Point-of-care ultrasound; Diagnostic error; Clinical reasoning; Didactic learning; Physical diagnosis…

Stephanie V Sherman, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-3560

Ben and Margaret Love Foundation Bobby Alford Award for Academic Clinical Professionalism

To honor professionalism and humanism, and the recipient's ability to model these qualities in the practice of medicine.

Biykem Bozkurt, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 794-8019

Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease