Western University of Health Sciences Institute for Medical Educators Western University of Health Sciences
Institute for Medical Educators

Faculty Awards

Paul Aversano

Paul Aversano, DO

DO 2016 Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award, 2013

Edward Barnes, MD

Edward Barnes, MD

DO 2015 Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award, 2013

Jim Bell, EdD

Jim Bell, EdD

Unsung Hero Award, 2013

Benninger

Brion Benninger, MD, MSc

Outstanding Basic Science/Anatomical Science
Faculty Member of the Year, 2013
Lifelong Learning Research Award, 2013
Lifelong Learning Teaching Innovation Award, 2013
DO 2016 Outstanding Basic Science Faculty Award, 2013
DO 2015 Outstanding Basic Science Faculty Award, 2013
DO 2015 Outstanding Clinical Faculty Member Award, 2012
COMP-Northwest Educational Scholar of the Year Award, 2012

Xiaoning Bi

Xiaoning Bi, PhD

Lifelong Learning Research Award, 2012, 2013

Philip Brownell

Philip Brownell, PhD

Outstanding Cross Campus Colleague Faculty Award, 2012
DO Class of 2015 Outstanding Basic Science Faculty Award, 2012, 2013

Alissa Craft, DO

Alissa Craft, DO

Outstanding Clinical Faculty Member of the Year Award, 2013
DO 2015 Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award, 2013

Alan Cundari

Alan Cundari, DO

Professionalism: Personal Responsibility/Accountability Award, 2013
Outstanding Community Service Award, 2013

Jeff Felton, PhD

Jeffrey Felton, PhD

Respect for Human Dignity Award, 2011

Duane Foley

Duane Foley, PhD

Unsung Hero Award, 2012

Marcel Fraix

Marcel Fraix, DO

DO Class of 2014 Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award, 2011
DO Class of 2015 Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award, 2012

Sandra Garner

Sandra Garner

Teamwork Award, 2012

Rebecca Giusti, DO

Rebecca Giusti, DO

Outstanding Community Service Award, 2011

James Martin

James Martin, Dr.Rer.Nat.

Unsung Hero Award, 2013

James May, PhD

James May, PhD

Lifelong Learning Teaching Innovation Award, 2012

Cyrus Parsa, DO

Cyrus Parsa, DO

DO 2016 Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award, 2013

Andrew Pumerantz, DO

Andrew Pumerantz, DO

Outstanding Cross Campus Colleague Faculty Award, 2012

David Redding, DO

David Redding, DO

Respect for Human Dignity Award, 2012

Elizabeth Rega, PhD

Elizabeth Rega, PhD

Outstanding Community Service Award, 2013

Marian Safaoui, MD

Marian Safaoui, MD

Respect for Human Dignity Award, 2013
Unsung Hero Award, 2011

Xiaoning Bi

Airani Sathananthan, MD

Teamwork Award, 2013

Beatrice Saviola, PhD

Beatrice Saviola, PhD

Personal & Professional Goal Achievement Award, 2013
Lifelong Learning in Research Award, 2011

Michael Seffinger, DO

Michael Seffinger, DO

Personal & Professional Goal Achievement Award, 2012

Michelle Steinauer

Michelle Steinauer, PhD

DO 2015 Outstanding Basic Science Faculty Award, 2013

Richard Sugerman, PhD

Richard Sugerman, PhD

Outstanding Community Service Award, 2012

Xiaoning Bi

Colleen Talbot, PhD

Student Focus Award, 2013

Gerald Thrush, PhD

Gerald Thrush, PhD

Student Focus Award, 2011, 2012
Teamwork Award, 2011
Lifelong Learning in Teaching Innovation Award, 2011, 2013
DO Class of 2014 Outstanding Basic Science Faculty Award, 2011
DO Class of 2015 Outstanding Basic Science Faculty Award, 2012
DO Class of 2016 Outstanding Basic Science Faculty Award, 2013

Dat Trinh, DO

Dat Trinh, DO

Professionalism – Personal Responsibility and Accountability Award, 2011, 2012

Vishwanath Venketaraman

Vishwanath Venketaraman, PhD

DO 2015 Outstanding Basic Science Faculty Award, 2013

Stephanie White, DO

Stephanie White, DO

Personal and Professional Goal Achievement Award, 2011

Stanley Wong, PhD

Stanley Wong, PhD

Outstanding Community Service Award, 2013