Charis Eng, M.D., Ph.D., chair of Cleveland Clinic's Genomic Medicine Institute, is receiving the American Cancer Society's Medal of Honor, the organization's highest award. An internationally recognized physician-scientist in the cancer genetics field, Dr. Eng is among five honorees to receive the award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on October 18.
The American Cancer Society will bestow its highest honor -- the Medal of Honor -- to five individuals during a celebration ceremony at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center on Oct. 18 in Washington D.C.
Professor Dr. Arturo Azcorra, Director of IMDEA Networks (Madrid, Spain) and Full Professor at the Department of Telematics Engineering of University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), has been appointed member of the prestigious Academy of Europe. This appointment recognizes Azcorra's role as one of the world leaders in the research and development of the advanced solutions and systems leading to the 5G revolution.
Jimil Shah, a recent mechanical engineering doctoral graduate, is the recipient of the 2018 ASME Electronic and Photonic Packaging Division Student Engineer of The Year Award.
Karen Kasza, Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has won a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering for her research that 'explores how cells work together to build tissues and organs with diverse shapes and structures during embryonic development. The Kasza Lab uses novel approaches to uncover the fundamental physical and biological mechanisms of morphogenesis, aiming to learn from cells about new ways to engineer tissue and treat disease.'
Doreen Edwards, dean of the Kate Gleason College of Engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology, will be presented the Outstanding Educator Award from the American Ceramics Society at its annual conference and honors banquet on Oct. 15.
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected the University of Illinois at Chicago's Dima Qato to serve as its 2018 Fellow in Pharmacy.
Lucila Ohno-Machado, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics at UC San Diego Health, professor of medicine and associate dean for informatics and technology at the School of Medicine, and a founding faculty member of UC San Diego Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected three outstanding health professionals for the class of 2018 NAM Fellowships. The fellows were chosen based on their professional qualifications, reputations as scholars, professional accomplishments, and relevance of current field expertise to the work of the NAM and the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) honored three members today at its annual meeting for their outstanding service.