Wayne State University School of Medicine annually recognizes outstanding faculty who have made significant contributions in teaching, mentoring, research and leadership.
2022 Award Winners
Dean's Office Awards
Outstanding Research Achievement
Kezhong Zhang, Ph.D. - Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Women in Medicine and Science (WIMS) Leadership
Dena Nazer, M.D. - Pediatrics
Kamran S. Moghissi, M.D. Endowed Faculty Award for Excellence in Basic Science Teaching
Cristina Artalejo, M.D. - Pharmacology
Excellence in Clinical Science Teaching
Abhinav Deol, M.D. - Oncology
Outstanding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Faculty Scholar Award
Lauren Hamel, Ph.D. - Oncology
Research Excellence Awards
Basic Sciences Researcher
Donald Kuhn, Ph.D. - Psychiatry
Francesca Luca, Ph.D. - Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics & Depatment of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Iris Sun, Ph.D. - Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics & Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology
James Granneman, Ph.D. - Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics & Internal Medicine
Mariana Angoa-Perez, Ph.D. - Psychiatry
Renu Kowluru, Ph.D. - Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences
Xiaohong Zhang, Ph.D. - Oncology
Eric Woodcock, Ph.D. - Psychiatry
Hilary Marusak, Ph.D. - Psychiatry
Karen MacDonell, Ph.D. - Family Medicine
Leslie Lundahl, Ph.D. - Psychiatry
Sandra Jacobson, Ph.D. - Psychiatry
Yongsheng Chen, Ph.D. - Neurology
Ira Winer, M.D. - Oncology
Prateek Lohia, M.D. - Internal Medicine
Robert Welch, M.D. - Emergency Medicine
College Teaching Awards
Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology
David Evans, Ph.D.
Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Siddesh Aras, Ph.D., M.B.B.S.
Andrew M. King, M.D.
James Paxton, M.D., M.B.A.
Kristiana Kaufmann, M.D., M.P.H.
Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences
Michael McLeod, J.D., M.P.H.
Aiden Abidov, M.D., Ph.D.
Anna Salloum, M.D.
Ayman Soubani, M.D.
Julie Samantray, M.D., M.P.H.
Shaheena Raheem, D.O.
Wael Taha, M.D.
Ayaz Khawaja, M.D.
Edwin George, M.D., Ph.D.
Sabeena Iqbal Malik, M.D.
Obstetrics and Gynecology
David Bryant, M.D.
Jayanth Ramadoss, Ph.D.
Jay Yang, M.D.
Kay-Uwe Wagner, Ph.D.
Kristen Purrington, Ph.D.
Malathy Shekhar, Ph.D.
Manohar Ratnam, Ph.D.
Ophthalmology, Visual and Anatomical Sciences
Avril Holt, Ph.D.
Elizabeth Berger, Ph.D.
Rafael Fridman, Ph.D.
Rouba Ali-Fehmi, M.D.
Laura Jane Benjamins, M.D.
Sharon Marshall, M.D.
Joongkyu Park, Ph.D.
Donald DeGracia, Ph.D.
Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences
David Ledgerwood, Ph.D.
Hilary Marusak, Ph.D.
Gregory Auner, Ph.D.
Zane Hammoud, M.D.