Nancy Allee, director of Public Health
Informatics Services & Access, has been named to the National Library
of Medicine/Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries Leadership
Fellows program. The program is designed to prepare emerging leaders in
health sciences information who have a demonstrated record of leadership
initiative and potential.
Dr. Valerie Castle, pediatric oncologist
and chair of the Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, has
been chosen to receive the 2003 RARE Foundation Award for Healthcare Excellence.
The foundation's mission is to "recognize achievement and
reward excellence" by identifying people in the local working community
who set exceptional examples for today's youth. Castle will receive the
award today (Oct. 27) at a ceremony that will feature a presentation spotlighting
her life and career accomplishments. A ceremony to honor recipients of
the 2003 John H.D'Arms Faculty Awards for Distinguished Graduate Mentoring
in the Humanities and of the 2003 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor
Awards will be Oct. 28 in the Vandenberg Room of the Michigan League.
Recipients of the D'Arms Awards are: David Cohen,
professor of history, anthropology and social sciences (Residential College),
LSA; Carroll Smith-Rosenberg, Alice Freeman
Palmer Professor of History and professor of American culture, history
and women's studies, LSA; and J. Roland Wiley,
professor of music.
Recipients of the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Awards are:
John Bernat, human genetics; Benedicte
Boisseron, romance languages & literatures; Alaine
Camfield and Matthew Dietz (joint
award), natural resources; Remy Debes,
philosophy; Vera Eremeeva, Germanic languages
& literatures/Slavic languages & literatures; J.
Paul Hamilton, psychology; Michael Hanmer,
political science; Julica Hermann, sociology;
Dana Infante, natural resources; William
Jenkins, psychology; Colin Johnson,
American culture; Herman Kamil, economics;
Jennifer Karlin, industrial & operations
engineering; Jennifer May Lee School of
Information; Maureen McDonnell, women's
studies; Megan McGuigan, chemistry; Joseph
Peschio, Slavic languages & literatures; Ilka
Rasch, Germanic languages & literatures; Mario
Ruiz, history; Charles Samenow,
public health; and Ping-Cheng (Benson) Yeh,
electrical engineering & computer science.
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