The University Record, September 16, 1998
Kenneth M. Adams, associate professor of psychology, has been elected president-elect of the International Neuropsychological Society (INS).
Mary Ann Gregor, research associate, surgery-emergency services, has been elected chair of the Injury Control and Emergency Health Services (ICEHS) section of the American Public Health Association.
D. Kim Turgeon, clinical assistant professor of internal medicine, has been elected a fellow of the American College of Physicians.
John F. Greden, the Rachel Upjohn Professor, professor of psychiatry and chair of the Department of Psychiatry, has received the 1998 George M. Thomason Award for Distinguished Service from the Society of Biological Psychiatry.
Bruce Madej, assistant director for media relations, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, was named the top sports public relations person in the state by the Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association (DSBA).
Carol Boyd, associate professor of nursing, has received the Oakland University School of Nursing's Nightingale Award for national leadership in research and scholarship. Boyd also received the Nursing Recognition Award from Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, Lambda Chapter.
Virginia Dieterle, research secretary at the School of Nursing, has been awarded the 1998 Michael Koteles Award for Outstanding Service. Dieterle was nominated by her peers for her sensitivity, optimism, expansive outlook, and willingness to help others.
Hungary at War: Civilians and Soldiers in World War II, written by Cecil D. Eby, retired professor of English, has been nominated for two university press awards. Bela Kiraly calls Hungary at War, published by the Penn State University Press, "a true picture of great tragedies. Cecil Eby shows us the human element of a small nation facing the oppressive intentions of two evil empires."
Judy Ahronheim, head of the U-M Library's Original Cataloguing Unit, received the 1998 American Library Association's (ALA) Esther J. Piercy Award. The award recognizes excellence in technical services leadership. Given to those with less than 10 years of professional experience, Ahronheim was cited for her "innovation, maturity, leadership and wisdom, which have made her a high-impact professional at not only the local library level but also at the regional and national level."
Brenda Giers, instrument processor in Materiel Services, has been elected district representative of the Michigan Society of Hospital Central Service Professionals. Giers' district is comprised of eight counties.