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Rush Faculty Excellence Awards

The Office of the Provost and the Office of Academic Affairs invite you to submit nominations for the 2014-15 Rush Faculty Awards. Nominations are due April 2 and can be submitted to These are the five award categories:

Excellence in Education

Excellence in Research

Excellence in Clinical Service

Excellence in Community Service
Excellence in Mentoring
The criteria for these awards are included in the nomination form. The awards will be presented at the annual Faculty Recognition Reception on June 23. Please send questions to
Photo caption: 2013-2014 Rush Faculty Excellence Award Winners
2013-2014 Rush Faculty Excellence Award Winners
Excellence in Clinical Service
Lynne T. Braun, PhD, CNP, FAAN
Yanina Purim-Shem-Tov, MD, MS, FACEP
Excellence in Education
Richard Abrams, MD
Patricia McCarthy, PhD
Frank D. Hicks, PhD, RN
Excellence in Research
Deborah A. Hall, MD, PhD
Excellence in Mentoring
Zoe Arvanitakis, MD, MS                                               
Richard G. Trohman, MD, MBA   
2012-2013 Rush Faculty Excellence Award Winners
Excellence in Education:
Jennifer G. Goldman, M.D., M.S.
Gabriella Cs-Szabo, Ph.D.
Excellence in Research:
Lena Al-Harthi,Ph.D.
Roy A. Bakay, M.D.
Excellence in Clinical Service:
Stephen C. Jensik M.D., Ph.D.
Excellence in Community Service:
Sally Lemke, MS, RN, WHNP-BC
Excellence in Mentoring:
Arlene Miller, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
Eduardo Rios, Ph.D.
2011-2012 Rush Faculty Excellence Award Winners
Excellence in Education:
Paul M. Carvey, Ph.D.
Joel A. Michael, Ph.D.
Richard K. Peach, Ph.D.
Sharon E. Sholiton, Ph.D.
Excellence in Research:
Thomas E. DeCoursey, Ph.D.
Denis A. Evans, M.D.
Paula P. Meier, DNSc, RN, FAAN
Excellence in Clinical Service:
Catherine D. Catrambone, Ph.D., RN
Norman S. Ryan, M.D.
Emily Q. Wang, Ph.D.
Excellence in Community Service:
Marilyn Wideman, DNP, RN-BC
Excellence in Mentoring:
Ali Keshavarzian, M.D.
Marcia Murphy, DNP, RN, ANP

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