Thea L. James, MD, FACEP, associate professor of emergency medicine, has been recognized as the inaugural recipient of a national American College of Emergency Physicians award (ACEP). The Dr. Thea James Social Emergency Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award was created in recognition of her outstanding contribution and dedication to advancing the field of social emergency medicine.
Argonne researcher Daniel Moberg has won a 2019 Cozzarelli Prize, awarded to the top scientific papers published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Sandia National Laboratories engineer and Native American STEM icon Sandra Begay has received the 2020 Indigenous Excellence Award.
The Louise Hanson Marshall Award honors individuals who have significantly promoted the professional development of women in neuroscience through teaching, organizational leadership or public advocacy.
Emergency intubation in the field is a challenge for everyone involved, most especially the patient. Paramedics and EMTs have to contend with less than ideal circumstances while they attempt to insert a stiff laryngoscope down the throat and into the lungs of a nonresponsive patient.
Himanshu Jain, Lehigh University's T.L. Diamond Distinguished Chair in Engineering and Applied Science and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, has been named as the winner of the 2020 N.F Mott Award, among the most prestigious in the field of glass science. The award, sponsored by the Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, is granted once every two years to a senior scientist who has provided extensive and impactful contributions to the science of non-crystalline solids.
Dartmouth engineering professor Jifeng Liu has been named a fellow of The Optical Society (OSA).
For the ninth consecutive year, the University of Virginia School of Medicine has earned a national award for its 'outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.' The UVA School of Medicine is among 46 recipients of the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, which covers diversity issues in higher education.
OSA, a professional association of individuals and companies with an interest in optics and photonics, recognized Weidong Zhou 'for significant contributions to photonic crystal membrane lasers and hybrid nanomembrane optoelectronics.'
Whether or not we're aware of it, humans -- animals in general -- constantly use environmental cues to navigate from one place to another. We choose a feature from the landscape and use it to guide our behavior, gathering and computing information about our surroundings. It's a process so old and so essential for survival that it often occurs outside our conscious minds.