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Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Awards

Presented annually at the Awards dinner of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) by the President of Alpha Omega Alpha that funds the program, this award recognizes outstanding contributions to the education of medical student by four faculty at LCME-approved schools of medicine.

Up to four $10,000 general faculty awards are made. In addition, each recipient's nominating institution will receive $2500 for teaching activities. If that school has an AΩA chapter, a $1000 stipend is awarded towards its activities.

Award recipients:

2016

  • F. Stanford Massie Jr., MD, FACP—Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham School of Medicine
  • Karl Patrick Ober, MD (AΩA, Wake Forest School of Medicine, 1995)—Professor of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine
  • Dean X. Parmelee, MD (AΩA, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, 2008, Faculty)—Associate Dean for Medical Education, Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine
  • Thomas L. Pazdernik, PhD—Professor, University of Kansas, School of Medicine

2015

  • Gurpreet Dhaliwal, MD (AΩA, Northwestern University, 1998)—Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
  • Jonathan Kibble, PhD—Professor and Assistant Dean for Medical Education, University of Central Florida College of Medicine
  • Thomas Kwasigroch, PhD (AΩA, James H. Quillen College of Medicine of East Tennessee State University, 1988, Faculty)—Professor in Biomedical Sciences/Anatomy, James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University (Basic Science Teaching)
  • David Muller, MD (AΩA, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1995, Resident)—Professor and Dean for Medical Education, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Clinical Teaching)

Read about the 2015 Distinguished Teachers

2014

  • Charles L. Bardes, MD (AΩA, University of Pennsylvania, 1986)—Associate Dean (Admissions) and Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Bernard Karnath, MD (AΩA, University of Texas Medical Branch, 2007, Alumnus)—Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Randall King, MD, PhD—Harry C. McKenzie Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School
  • Emma A. Meagher, MBBCh, BAO (MD)—Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

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2013

  • Cynthia Lance-Jones, MA, PhD—Assistant Dean for Medical Student Research, Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Stuart Slavin, MD, MEd (AOA, Saint Louis University, 1984)—Associate Dean for Curriculum and Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
  • Mikel Snow, PhD (AOA, University of Southern California, 1988)—Director of Medical Education and Professor and Chair, Department of Cell and Neurobiology, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
  • Roy Ziegelstein, MD, MACP (AOA, Boston University School of Medicine, 1986)—Vice Dean for Education, Sarah Miller Coulson and Frank L. Coulson, Jr., Professor of Medicine, and Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Read about the 2013 Distinguished Teachers

2012

  • Bruce F Giffin, PhD, MS—Field Service Professor, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Richard B Gunderman, MD PhD (AOA, University of Chicago, 1992)—Professor of Radiology, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Philosophy, Liberal Arts, Philanthropy, and in the Honor College, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Brian Hodges, MD, PhD, FRCPC—Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
  • Amy Leigh Wilson-Delfosse, PhD—Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

2011

  • Gerald D Abrams, MD (AOA, University of Michigan, 1953)—Professor Emeritus of Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Dennis H Novack, MD (AOA, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2001, Alumnus)—Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean for Medical Education, Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Mark T O'Connell, MD (AOA, University of Miami, 1995, Faculty)—Senior Associate Dean for Educational Development, Senior Advisor to the Dean, Bernard J. Fogel, MD, Endowed Chair in Medical Education, and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
  • LuAnn Wilkerson, EdD—Professor of Medicine, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine

2010

  • Gary L Dunnington, MD (AOA, University of Southern California, 1994, Faculty)—J. Roland Folse Professor and Chair of Surgery, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Duane E Haines, PhD—Professor and Chairman, Department of Anatomy, University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine
  • John W Pelley, PhD—Associate Professor of Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
  • James R Stallworth, MD (AOA, University of South Carolina, 1987, Faculty)—Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of South Carolina School of Medicine

2009

  • Ronald A Arky, MD (AOA, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1954)—Charles S. Davidson Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Dean of Curriculum, Harvard Medical School
  • David A Asch, MD (AOA, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1984)—Robert D. Eilers Professor of Medicine and Health Care Management and Economics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Wharton School
  • Eugene C Corbett Jr, MD (AOA, University of Virginia, 2001, Faculty)—Anne L. and Bernard B. Brodie Professor of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • Erika A Goldstein, MD, MPH (AOA, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1981)—Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine

2008

  • Peter G Anderson, DVM, PhD—Professor of Pathology, University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • Daniel W Foster, MD, MACP (AOA, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 1954)—John Denis McGarry, PhD, Distinguished Chair in Diabetes and Metabolic Research, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • David W Nierenberg, MD (AOA, Harvard Medical School, 1976)—Edward Tulloh Krumm Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology/Toxicology and Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, Dartmouth Medical School
  • Paul L Rogers, MD (AOA, University of Arkansas, 1972)—Professor, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

2007

  • Robert M Klein, PhD (AOA, Honorary Member, 2010)—Associate Dean for Professional Development and Faculty Affairs, and Professor Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center School of Medicine
  • John (Jack) Nolte, PhD—Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Arizona College of Medicine
  • Richard M Schwartzstein, MD—Faculty Associate Dean for Medical Education and Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Executive Director, Shapiro Institute for Education and Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Vice President for education at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • James Sebastian, MD (AOA, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1992, Faculty)—Professor of General Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin

2006

  • Carmine D Clemente, PhD (AOA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1998, Faculty)—Emeritus Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology, UCLA School of Medicine
  • Molly Cooke, MD—William G. Irwin Endowed Chair of the Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
  • Helen Conrad Davies, PhD—Professor of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Jeffrey G Wiese, MD (AOA, University of California, San Francisco, 1999)—Chief of Medicine and President of the Medical Faculty, Charity Hospital, New Orleans; Associate Professor of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine

2005

  • Paul F Aravich, PhD (AOA, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2011, Faculty)—Associate Professor, Pathology/Anatomy and Medicine, Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • David Eric Golan, MD, PhD—Professor, Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston
  • Louis N Pangaro, MD (AOA, Georgetown University, 1994, Alumnus)—Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine
  • Robert T Watson, MD (AOA, University of Florida, 1969)—Senior Associate Dean for Educational Affairs and Professor of Neurology, University of Florida College of Medicine

2004

  • Linda S Costanzo, PhD (AOA, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2002, Faculty)—Professor of Physiology, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  • Arthur F Dalley II, PhD (AOA, Vanderbilt University, 2003, Faculty)—Professor of Cell Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Steven L Galetta, MD—Van Meter Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Charles H Griffith III, MD, MSPH (AOA, University of Kentucky, 2000, Faculty)—Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Kentucky College of Medicine

2003

  • Joel M Felner, MD (AOA, Emory University, 1980, Faculty)—Professor of Cardiology and Associate Dean for Clinical Education, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Barry D Mann, MD (AOA, Drexel University College of Medicine, 1999, Faculty)—Associate Professor of Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Gabriel T Virella, MD, PhD (AOA, Medical University of South Carolina, 1989, Faculty)—Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Lawrence D H Wood, MD, PhD (AOA, University of Chicago, 1993, Faculty)—Dean of Medical Education, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

2002

  • Lewis R First, MD (AOA, University of Vermont, 1997, Faculty)—Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics, University of Vermont College of Medicine
  • Faith T Fitzgerald, MD (AOA, University of California, San Francisco, 1969)—Professor of Medicine, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
  • Aviad Haramati, PhD—Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Ralph F Jozefowicz, MD (AOA, Columbia University, 1979)—Professor of Neurology and Medicine, Associate Chair for Education, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

2001

  • Walter J Bo, PhD—Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Wake Forest University School of Medicine
  • J John Cohen, MD, PhD (AOA, University of Colorado, 1992, Faculty)—Professor of Immunology, University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • Douglas S Paauw, MD (AOA, University of Michigan, 1983)—Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Steven E Weinberger, MD (AOA, Harvard Medical School, 1973)—Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

2000

  • Frank M Calia, MD (AOA, Tufts University School of Medicine, 1961)—Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • Cyril M Grum, MD (AOA, University of Michigan, 1998, Faculty)—Professor of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Ronald J Markert, PhD—Robert J. Kergerreis Distinguished Professor of Teaching, Wright State University School of Medicine
  • Jeanette J Norden, PhD (AOA, Vanderbilt University, 1998, Alumnus)—Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

1999

  • Susan Billings-Gagliardi, PhD (AOA, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2001, Faculty)—Professor of Cell Biology, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • L D Britt, MD (AOA, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1993, Faculty)—Henry Ford Professor and Edward Brickhouse Chairman, Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Patrick Duff, MD—Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • John Theodore Hansen, PhD—Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

1998

  • Bruce M Koeppen, MD, PhD (AOA, University of Chicago, 1977)—University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Daniel H Lowenstein, MD (AOA, University of California, San Francisco, 1983)—University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
  • Hugo Rudolf Seibel, PhD (AOA, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1990, Faculty)—Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Mark H Swartz, MD (AOA, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 1972)—Mount Sinai School of Medicine

1997

  • George Libman Engel, MD (AOA, Johns Hopkins University, 1938)—University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • William H Frishman, MD (AOA, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 1978, Faculty)—Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Carlos Pestana, MD, PhD (AOA, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1975)—University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
  • Michael S Wilkes, MD, PhD—UCLA School of Medicine

1996

  • Ruth-Marie Fincher, MD (AOA, Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University, 1976, Faculty)—Medical College of Georgia
  • Edward C Klatt, MD (AOA, Loma Linda University, 1976)—University of Utah School of Medicine
  • Steven R McGee, MD (AOA, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, 1980)—University of Washington School of Medicine

1995

  • Pamela C Champe, PhD (AOA, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1996, Faculty)—University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Phyllis A Guze, MD—University of California, Los Angeles

1994

  • Jose I Choca, MD, PhD—University of Illinois College of Medicine
  • Jane F Desforges, MD (AOA, Tufts University School of Medicine, 1945)—Tufts University School of Medicine and the New England Medical Center
  • William E Erkonen, MD—University of Iowa College of Medicine
  • Guido Majno, MD—Massachusetts Medical School

Last updated: 11/14/14

1993

  • Kelley M Skeff, MD (AOA, University of Colorado, 1970)—Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Parker A Small Jr, MD (AOA, University of Florida, 2001, Faculty)—University of Florida College of Medicine

Updated on February 3, 2017.


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