2013 / 2014 Teaching Awards Announced

June 2, 2014

We would like to acknowledge two Cousins Center faculty members who will be receiving teaching awards this year: Dr. Michael Irwin, Director, Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, has been selected to receive a 2013 / 2014 Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences Teaching Award in the Category: Outstanding Research Mentor. George Slavich, PhD, has been awarded the 2013 / 2014 Outstanding Undergraduate Student Teaching award. The awards will be presented before Grand Rounds on Tuesday, June 10th at 10:50AM in Semel Auditorium. 

A complete listing of the awards are as follows; congratulations to all!: 

Outstanding Medical Student Teaching
Iljie K. Fitzgerald, M.D., M.S.

 Outstanding Undergraduate Student Teaching
George M. Slavich, Ph.D. 

Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching
Tara S. Peris, Ph.D 

Outstanding Housestaff Teaching
Anoshiravan Taheri-Tafreshi, M.D.

 Outstanding Research Mentor
Stephen Marder, M.D.

 Outstanding Volunteer Clinical Faculty Teaching
Jeffrey Schaeffer, Ph.D.

 Outstanding Teaching Resident
Christopher F. Pirok, M.D.

 Outstanding Teaching Fellow
Smitta Patel, MD, MPH

 Outstanding Research Mentor
Michael R. Irwin, M.D.