NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Jersey Health Foundation honored 19 faculty members from Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine with 2015 Excellence in Teaching and Excellence in Research Awards, which were presented at individual school convocations.
Each winner, selected by his/her school, received a framed award and an honorarium to be used to advance his/her teaching or research abilities during the course of the coming year.
The Excellence in Teaching Awards program was started 26 years ago to recognize the teaching ability of outstanding faculty members. The Excellence in Research Awards program began eight years ago to recognize faculty members for outstanding research performed during the academic year.
"We are delighted to present these awards to deserving faculty members who serve as examples to all of us by advancing their professions and excelling in research and education," noted George F. Heinrich, M.D., vice chair and CEO of New Jersey Health Foundation.
Excellence in Teaching Awards were presented to:
Jean Daniel Eloy, MD
Abhinav P. Wadkar, BDS, MDS
Pamela A. Ohman Strickland, PhD, MS
Daniel Pilch, PhD
Emine Erchikan Abali, PhD
Edna Cadmus, PhD, RN
Christian White, D.O.
David M. Kietrys, PT, PhD
Michael Wynd, PharmD, BCOS
Excellence in Research Awards were presented to:
Patrick R. Clifford, PhD
Rachel Pruchno, PhD
Junad Kahn, BDS, MPH, SMD, PhD
Nikhat Parveen, PhD
Nancy A. Woychik, PhD
Jill Cox, PhD, RN, APN-C, CWOCN
Helmut Zarbl, PhD
Evan T. Cohen, PT, PhD
Dmitry Temiakov, PhD.
Tamara Minko, PhD
New Jersey Health Foundation (www.njhf.org) is a not-for-profit corporation that supports research and health-related education programs in New Jersey through several grant programs, and its affiliate, Foundation Venture Capital Group (www.foundationventure.com) which makes private equity investments in life science start- up companies in New Jersey headed toward commercialization.
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SOURCE New Jersey Health Foundation