Wayne State University School of Medicine annually recognizes outstanding faculty who have made significant contributions in teaching, mentoring, research and leadership.
2023 Award Winners
Dean's Office Awards
Outstanding Research Achievement
Mark Greenwald, Ph.D. - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) Leadership
Teena Chopra , M.D. - Department of Internal Medicine
Kamran S. Moghissi, M.D. Endowed Faculty Award for Excellence in Basic Science Teaching
Dennis Goebel, Ph.D. - Department of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences
Excellence in Clinical Science Teaching
Nashat Imran, M.D. - Department of Internal Medicine
Outstanding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Faculty Scholar Award
Rhonda Dailey ,M.D. - Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences
Research Excellence Awards
Basic Sciences Researcher
Samson Jamesdaniel, M.D., Ph.D. - Family MedicIne and Public Health Sciences
Tomomi Ichinose, M.D., Ph.D. - Department of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences
Roger Pique-Regi, Ph.D. - Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Jena Steinle, Ph.D. - Department of Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences
Seongho Kim, Ph.D. - Department of Oncology
Erin Madden, Ph.D. - Family MedicIne and Public Health Sciences
Seth Norrholm, Ph.D. - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
Mohammad Al Hallak, M.D. - Department of Oncology
Evanthia Bernitsas, M.D. - Department of Neurology
Michael Simon, M.D. - Department of Oncology
College Teaching Awards
Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology
Kevin Theis, Ph.D.
Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Russell Finley, Ph.D.
Steven Daveluy, M.D.
Brian Haber, M.D.
Andrew King, M.D.
Robert Sherwin, M.D.
Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences
Rachel Mahas, Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H.
Zahia Esber, M.D.
Asim Kagzi, M.D.
Diane Levine, M.D.
Sajith Matthews, M.D.
Zubin Mukadam, M.D.
Latonya Riddle-Jones, M.D., M.P.H.
Divvya Venkat, M.D.
Salam Zeineddine, M.D.
Peter LeWitt, M.D.
James Selwa, M.D.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Deslyn Hobson, M.D.
Christopher Kliethermes, M.D.
Jayanth Ramadoss, Ph.D.
Michael Dominello, D.O.
Mohammed Al Hallak, M.D.
Lauren Hamel, Ph.D.
Ira Winer, M.D., Ph.D.
Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences
Gary Abrams, M.D.
Elizabeth Berger, Ph.D.
Rodney Braun, Ph.D.
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
John Cramer, M.D
David Carr, M.D.
Hyeong-Reh Kim, Ph.D.
Colleen Buggs-Saxton, M.D.
Jill Meade, Ph.D.
Elizabeth Secord, M.D.
Andrew Garrett, Ph.D.
Lawrence Lash, Ph.D.
Karin List, Ph.D.
Patrick Mueller, Ph.D.
Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
Victor Ajluni, M.D.
Arash Javanbakht, M.D.
Eliza Beal, M.D.