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May 13, 2019

Lechowicz honored with Emory's Exemplary Teacher Award

Emory's 174th Commencement on Monday, May 13 will honor the accomplishments of nearly 5,000 graduates as well as several outstanding faculty members who helped them along the way. In recognition of her leadership and commitment to education, Winship hematological oncologist Mary Jo Lechowicz, MD is the recipient of Emory's 2019 Exemplary Teacher of the Year Award.
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Lam receives NIH Emerging Investigator Award
Wilbur Lam, MD, PhD has been selected for an Emerging Investigator Award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health. The award, which includes a $5 million grant, is one of only seven NHLBI emerging investigator awards in the country.
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Flowers receives ACOG community service award
Lisa Flowers, MD received the 2019 Pete & Weesie Hollis Community Service Award from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) for providing care and support to underserved or poorly served patient populations. Pictured: Flowers with Drs. Penny Castellano, Sandra Reed, and Denise Jamieson.
Winship physicians raise awareness about women's health
Emory's Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics hosted a Women's Health Awareness Luncheon on May 7 for members of the community. Presenters included Drs. Jane Meisel and Preeti Subhedar (pictured) and Anant Mandawat, MD.
Winship specialists lead amyloidosis conference
Craig Hofmeister, MD and course co-directors Drs. Jonathan Kaufman and Kunal Bhatt (pictured with course faculty) led an Emory continuing medical education symposium on May 11, which focused on amyloidosis, a disease that affects a proportion of patients with multiple myeloma.
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Video: Kudchadkar and Stoff hold Facebook Live
In a Facebook Live on May 9, Winship medical oncologist Ragi Kudchadkar, MD and dermatologist Benjamin Stoff, MD discussed melanoma and skin cancer prevention, risk factors, and treatment options and took questions from viewers.
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Lewis highlights Winship facility design at IBM Watson conference
Colleen Lewis, NP presented the integrated facility design process that guided the construction of Winship's new Phase I Unit at the IBM Watson Health Advantage Conference, May 6-9, in Orlando.
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May 13 - Commencement
Emory University's 174th Commencement

May 15 - Grand Rounds
Mark Yarchoan, MD - "Rational Immunotherapy Combinations: Turning Up the Heat on Cold Tumors"

May 15 - Pediatric Research Grand Rounds
Douglas Graham, MD, PhD - "Transitioning MerTK Small Molecule Inhibitors into Phase I Clinical Trials"

May 16 - Aflac Seminar Series
Claire Stokes, MD, MPH - "Improving Care Delivery in Pediatric Oncology"

May 16 - Surgical Grand Rounds
Joseph K. Williams, MD - "Teaching and Learning as a Surgeon"

May 16 - The Emory Center for Clinical and Molecular Nutrition Seminar
Katherine Ingram, PhD - "Body Fat Distribution and Metabolic Health in Women"

May 17 - Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics (DDT) Program Meeting
Xiangyang Tang, PhD, DABR, FSPIE - "Spectral (Dual Energy) CT and its Implementations, Clinical Potentials and Technical Challenges"

May 17 - Elkin Lecture
Edmund Waller, MD, PhD, FACP - "Targeting VIP Signaling in Cancer Immunotherapy and Stem Cell Transplant"

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