Department holds annual celebration dinner
The Department held its annual celebration dinner on Friday, May 4, recognizing many accomplishments throughout the academic year.
The graduate student accomplishments are a reflection of the strong program and dedication of our students:
13 peer-reviewed publications, 6 with the student as 1st author
38 National/International conference presentations, 20 with the student as 1st author
24 Local/Regional conference presentations
12 competitive awards, including 3 federal awards
Olha Kholod received the MU Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award and the Edmund S. Muskie Internship from the U.S. Department of State; Hailong Song received the Valerie J. Goodin Global Tiger Alumni Scholarship; Spiro Sullivan’s NSF Graduate Research Fellowship application received Honorable Mention and Melanie Boeyer received an NIH F31 grant, which is an NRSA Individual Pre-doctoral Fellowship.
Along with the above awards, Outstanding Graduate Student in Research went to Hailong Song and Melanie Boeyer; Outstanding Graduate Student in Teaching went to Sean Greer and Outstanding Graduate Student in Outreach went to Sarah Peacock and Melanie Boeyer.
Integrative faculty and Dr. Ward receive awards
February 8, 2017: The Integrative Anatomy Faculty were awarded the SoM Preclerkship Innovation Award and Dr. Carol Ward received a SoM Curriculum Board Teaching Excellence Award.
Dr. Ward named Fellow of the American Association of Anatomists
In March 2018, Dr. Carol Ward was named Fellow of the American Association of Anatomists