Friday, December 2, 2011

In General: Dec. 2

Deborah D’Avolio, PhD, ACNP, ANP-BC, geriatric specialist, received the 2011 International Geriatric Nursing Leadership Award from the Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International during its Biennial Convention in Grapevine, Texas. D’Avolio was honored for her outstanding clinical leadership, gerontological nursing expertise
and mentoring.

David F. M. Brown, MD, vice chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, was awarded the 2011 National Excellence in Teaching Award, given annually by the Emergency Medicine Residents Association. Brown, who received the award during the annual meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians in San Francisco, was honored for the depth and breadth of his commitment and contribution to resident education and mentorship during his two decades as a leader and teacher in emergency medicine.

Steven Greenberg, MD, PhD, director of the Hemorrhagic Stroke Research Program at the MGH, was honored by the American Heart and Stroke Association with the 2011 C. Miller Fisher, MD Award during the NorthEast Cerebrovascular Consortium’s sixth annual summit. The award recognizes Greenberg’s contributions to the field of stroke neuroscience. Fisher is a former MGH neurologist.

Leonard Kaban, DMD, MD, chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, was honored with the 2011 Norton M. Ross Award for Excellence in Clinical Research during the American Dental Association (ADA) annual session in Las Vegas. The ADA presents the award in memory of Ross, a dentist and pharmacologist who contributed significantly to oral medicine and dental clinical research.

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