Four faculty with Medical School appointments among 27 honored by University
Annual awards from the Rackham Graduate School honor faculty for their teaching, scholarship, service and creative activities
Two Distinguished University Professors are among four faculty with Medical School appointments being honored through a program administered by the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies.
As previously announced in May, Sally A. Camper, Ph.D., has been named the Margery W. Shaw Distinguished University Professor of Human Genetics and Internal Medicine, and Alfred O. Hero, Ph.D., is the David F. Bohr Collegiate Professor of Physiology. Hero is a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering — a joint unit between the College of Engineering and Medical school.
Malcolm J. Low, M.D., Ph.D., the David F. Bohr Collegiate Professor of Physiology, and professor of molecular and integrative physiology, and internal medicine, in the Medical School, is the recipient of a Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award, which honors faculty who consistently have demonstrated outstanding achievements in the areas of scholarly research or creative endeavors, teaching and mentoring of students and junior faculty, service, and a variety of other activities.
Yukiko Yamashita, Ph.D., the James Playfair McMurrich Collegiate Professor of the Life Sciences, research associate professor in the Life Sciences Institute, and associate professor of cell and developmental biology in the Medical School, is the recipient of a Faculty Recognition Award, given to faculty early in their careers who have demonstrated substantive contributions to the University through achievements in scholarly research or creative endeavors; excellence as a teacher, adviser and mentor; and distinguished participation in service activities of the University.
To read more about the honorees and their accomplishments, click below to read the Oct. 21 University Record article.