Faculty and Staff Awards and Honors News

BCM's Gottschalk receives NIH transformative research awardSep 27, 2012
Award supports work to discover new ways to mobilize the immune system to kill cancer cells.
Dr. Margaret Spitz receives distinguished scientist awardSep 5, 2012
Award will be presented Oct. 15 during the 2012 Association of American Cancer Institute's annual forum.
Goodell named ASH's 2012 William Dameshek Prize award winnerAug 28, 2012
Goodell will be presented with the award at the 2012 annual meeting of the society Dec. 8–-11 in Atlanta.
Peacock recognized for exemplary clinical professionalismAug 8, 2012
Dr. Cynthia Peacock receives Love Award, honoring BCM academic clinicians for demonstrating exemplary professionalism in practice.
Singh receives AcademyHealth award for innovative researchJun 26, 2012
Dr. Hardeep Singh research in reducing and understanding diagnostic errors recognized by AcademyHealth.
Advancing Clinical Excellence grants awardedJun 6, 2012
Ten BCM residents receive grants to improve the safety and quality of patient care.
BCM faculty elected to Association of American PhysiciansMay 18, 2012
Dr. Peter Hotez, Dr. Christie Ballantyne join 59 other doctors, researchers as new members of the Association of American Physicians.
Erez receives 2012 William K. Bowes Jr. Award in Medical GeneticsMay 10, 2012
Dr. Ayelet Erez first geneticist from BCM to receive award.
Jahoor receives Grand Challenges Explorations grantMay 10, 2012
Funds from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to address arginine rates in Indian women, explore link to low-birth-weight babies.
Dr. Wah Chiu named to National Academy of SciencesMay 1, 2012
Chiu is the seventh BCM faculty member to be named to the Academy.