Select Awards

Faculty of the Year Award

2021. Department of Medical Education. College of Medicine

Award for Excellence in Teaching (AET)

2020. College of Medicine Runner-up award University of Illinois at Chicago. University-wide award for senior professors recognizing teaching. Nominated by the Department of Medical Education and College of Medicine. Received stipend.

American Board of Family Medicine Foundation Scholarship Award

2019-2020. For Grant Generating Project Fellowship. North American Primary Care Research Group. Award to fund participation in year-long, clinical research grant writing fellowship program in primary care.

Faculty Research Support Award

2015, 2010, 2009. University of Illinois at Chicago. Award to support research and writing for faculty projects. Sponsored by Office of Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs.

Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning University Teaching Award (TRP)

2014. University of Illinois at Chicago. University-wide award to recognize long-standing commitment to, excellence in, teaching for tenured and tenure-track professors.

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend Award

2012. Federally-funded competitive award for research support for book projects in the humanities.

Select Fellowships

Public Voices Fellowship-the Op-Ed Project

2020-2021. University of Illinois. One of twenty selected faculty from all three U of I System universities to work with professional journalists to craft research and expertise in ways that can contribute to public conversations of our age.

Institute for the Humanities Faculty Fellowship

2012-2013. University of Illinois at Chicago. Competitive, year-long fellowship to write book, with cohort participation in fellow presentations and workshops to gain feedback on research.

Fellowship for University Professors

National Endowment for the Humanities, and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Federally-funded fellowship for humanities research on health-related projects. Worked on transforming dissertation to book.

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