13th Annual Excellence in Research Awards


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Fall 11-23-2021


Health Sciences Center’s 13ᵗʰ Annual Excellence in Research Awards

Hosted by the HSC Office of Research

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm via Zoom.

The formal award ceremony begins at 3:00 pm, with Dr. Richard Larson, MD, PhD Providing opening remarks and announcement of the Awards.

The award ceremony will honor six outstanding faculty members for their outstanding work in:

  • Basic Science Research: Diane Lidke. Introduced by Nancy Joste, Interim Chair of Pathology.
  • Clinical Science Research: Christopher Abbott. Introduced by Mauricio Tohen, Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine.
  • Population Science Research: Melissa Gonzales. Introduced by Mark Unruh, Chair of Internal Medicine.
  • Junior Faculty Research: Xiang Xue. Introduced by Karlett Parra, Chair of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Team Science Research: Jonathan Brigman. Introduced by Bill Shuttleworth, Chair of Neurosciences.
  • The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Jonathan Eldredge. Introduced by Melissa Rethlefsen, Exec. Director, Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center.

The winning faculty members were nominated by their colleagues for this award, and selected through a vigorous peer review selection process by the HSC Excellence in Research Award Committee.

This event is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the research being conducted at the UNM HSC.

All faculty, staff and students are invited to the virtual event via Zoom.

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