2010 Whitehead Faculty Award Winners

Each year medical students honor faculty members for excellence in teaching.

Clinical Science Teaching Awards

The Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Excellence in Teaching Award in the Clinical Sciences
This award was established in 1985 to recognize exceptional teaching in the clinical curriculum. Faculty were nominated and selected by the Class of 2009.

Christopher Klipstein, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Internal Medicine Clerkship
Co-Director, Transition Clerkship

The Best Clinical Clerkship
The award was established in 1985 by the third-year class to recognize the clinical clerkship that has most significantly contributed to the education of third-year medical students.

Internal Medicine
Christopher Klipstein, M.D., Director
Marschall S. Runge, M.D., Ph.D., Chair, Department of Medicine
Carol Carden, Coordinator

The Outstanding AHEC Faculty Award

This award was established in 1992 to recognize AHEC faculty members who have contributed significantly to the education of medical students at the Area Health Education Centers.

Robyn Latessa, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, UNC Chapel Hill
Family Medicine Clerkship Director, Mountain AHEC and Asheville Campus
Offices of Regional Primary Care Education Director, Mountain AHEC

The George T. Wolff Award
This award was established in 1999 to honor the dedication to quality community-based medical education demonstrated by George T. Wolff, M.D., former Director of the Family Practice Residency Program at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro.  Faculty are nominated by third-year students and selected by the Whitehead Medical Society and the Department of Family Medicine.

Sara L. Neal, M.D., M.A., A.B.F.P, C.A.Q.
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Sports Medicine
Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital

Kaiser Permanente Excellence in Teaching Awards

These awards were created by the Class of 2000 to recognize those residents and interns who contribute in an exemplary way to the education of medical students with their enthusiasm for teaching, including students in patient care decisions, and promoting involvement of students in the medical team.

Family Medicine               
Kim Burrows, M.D., M.P.H           
James G. Wallace Jr., M.P.H., M.D.  

Internal Medicine
Christopher Leon-Guerrero, M.D.
Jessica Stewart, M.D.

Obstetrics/Gynecology
Linnea Goodman, M.D.
Kacey Eichelberger, M.D.          

Pediatrics
Cristina Stingo, M.D.  
Jennifer McEntee, M.D.                 

Psychiatry                   
Herman Naftel, M.D.       
Craig Cook, M.D.

Surgery
Michael Phillips, M.D.          
Matt Coward, M.D.      

Neurology
Aleksandra Stark, M.D.

Basic Science Teaching Awards

The Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Excellence in Teaching Award in the Basic Sciences
This award was established in 1985 to recognize exemplary teaching in the  pre-clinical curriculum. Faculty are nominated and selected by second-year medical students.

Cheryl McNeil, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Director, Neurology Clerkship

The Sophomore Basic Science Teaching Award
This award, established by the sophomore class in 1985, recognizes a faculty member from the medical basic sciences curriculum who has enhanced the education of second-year medical students.

Susan C. Hadler, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Sophomore Basic Science Course Award
Established by the sophomore class in 1985, this award recognizes a course in the second-year basic sciences that was effectively organized, skillfully taught, and contributed significantly to the education of second-year medical students.

Neurosciences

Cheryl McNeil, M.D., Department of Neurology, Course Director
Robert Bashford, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, Course Director
Amy Ursano, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, Course Director
Thomas Bouldin, M.D., Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Course Director
Oliver Adunka, M.D., Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Course Director
Amy M. Fowler, M.D., Department of Ophthalmology, Course Director
Susan Hadler, M.D., M.S., Department of Pathology, Course Director
Ralph Raasch, Pharm.D., School of Pharmacy, Course Director

The Freshman Basic Science Teaching Award
Established by the freshman class in 1985, this award recognizes a faculty member from the medical basic sciences curriculum who has contributed in an effective and devoted manner to the education of first-year medical students.

Marcia M. Hobbs, Ph.D.
Research Professor of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology

The Freshman Basic Science Course Award
The freshman class of 1985 established this prize to recognize a course in the first-year basic sciences curriculum that was effectively organized, skillfully taught, and contributed significantly to the education of first-year medical students.

The Human Body: Structure and Development

Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Kurt Gilliland, Ph.D., Course Director
Edward Kernick, D.P.M., Course Director
Kathleen Sulik, Ph.D., Course Director

Department of Surgery
Timothy Weiner, M.D., Course Director
Elizabeth Dreesen, M.D., Coordinator


 



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