June 21, 2024
Awards & Accolades: January 2023
César de la Fuente
César de la Fuente, PhD

César de la Fuente, PhD, a Presidential Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Microbiology, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and Bioengineering, has been chosen to obtain the American Peptide Society’s 2023 Rao Makineni Lectureship. This award was established in 2003 and it acknowledges a person who has made a current contribution of bizarre benefit to analysis within the area of peptide science. This award shall be offered this June through the twenty eighth American Peptide Symposium in Scottsdale, Arizona, the place de la Fuente will current a particular lecture.





Carl June
Carl June, MD

Carl June, MD, the Richard W. Imprecise Professor in Immunotherapy, has acquired the inaugural Phacilitate Lifetime Achievement Award for his pioneering work within the area of immunotherapy and CAR T cell remedy. The award was offered at Superior Therapies Week in Miami on January 19, 2023.







Paul J. Mather
Paul J. Mather, MD

Paul J. Mather, MD, a professor of Medical Medication and doctor chief of Coronary heart Failure Illness Administration, has been honored with the American Coronary heart Affiliation’s (AHA) 2023 Edward S. Cooper, MD Award. Mather has been a devoted volunteer for the AHA, serving in management roles as native board president in Larger Philadelphia and regional board president for the previous Nice Rivers Affiliate. His ardour and dedication to the AHA are exemplified by means of his earlier awards, together with the Dr. Lynn A. Smaha Memorial Award of Excellence in 2019 and the AHA Nationwide Doctor of the 12 months Award in 2020. 





Nuala J. Meyer
Nuala J. Meyer, MD, MS

Nuala J. Meyer, MD, MS, an affiliate professor of Pulmonary, Allergy and Important Care, has been elected a fellow for the American Thoracic Society (ATS). The objective of ATS is to “assist the world breathe,” which means clear air, excellent look after sufferers with respiratory infections or ailments, progressive therapies or care supply paradigms, and advocacy to enhance world lung well being. Meyer notes that being acknowledged as an ATS Fellow highlights the function that the American Thoracic Society has performed in her personal profession.  Meyer’s analysis focuses on Acute Repertory Misery Syndrome (ARDS), during which she helps develop scientific trials used to check new therapies for ARDS.




Jessica I. W. Morgan
Jessica I. W. Morgan, PhD

Jessica I. W. Morgan, PhD, an affiliate professor of Ophthalmology, has acquired the 2023 Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras Translational Analysis Award by the Affiliation for Analysis in Imaginative and prescient and Ophthalmology. The $12,000 award is granted to early profession investigators working in areas of translational analysis whose work has promise of resulting in scientific utility. Morgan’s analysis is dedicated to making use of high-resolution retinal imaging methods to check the construction and performance of the retina on the mobile degree to analyze the pathogenesis and therapy of retinal illness. 





Anna E. Schoenbaum
Anna E. Schoenbaum

Anna E. Schoenbaumvp of Functions and Digital Well being, has acquired the HIMSS-ANI Nursing Informatics Changemaker Award. The award celebrates well being care leaders for his or her pursuit to enhance care by means of the means of data expertise. Schoenbaum was chosen for her work bringing well being care data expertise along with scientific apply. Particularly, HIMSS acknowledged Schoenbaum for her newest work in Precision Medication and the opening of the HUP Pavilion.






John Wierzbowski
John Wierzbowski, MSc, MPH

John Wierzbowski, MSc, MPHCHPCP, company supervisor of Enterprise Enterprise Continuity and Emergency Operations, has acquired the COVID-19 Pandemic Civilian Service Medal for exemplary service to the nation as a part of the federal medical response to the pandemic. Wierzbowski serves as a member of the Incident Administration Workforce (IMT) throughout the U.S. Division of Well being and Human Companies’ Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response. Wierzbowski is certainly one of roughly 90 IMT responders to obtain the award for civilians who deployed for 30 consecutive or 60 cumulative days to offer medical care to state, territory, tribal, and native companions. He additionally serves because the chair of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Healthcare Coalition and as a member of the federal healthcare and public well being sector coordinating council.




Roseann I. Wu
Roseann I. Wu, MD, MPH

Roseann I. Wu, MD, MPHan affiliate professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medication,has been named to the American Board of Pathology’s Take a look at Improvement and Advisory Committee for Cytopathology for 2023. The Committee is accountable for growing and reviewing the ABPath certification examination questions that assess and certify a doctor’s training, information, expertise, and abilities with the intention to present high-quality care within the pathology occupation.


Penn Medication is likely one of the world’s main educational medical facilities, devoted to the associated missions of medical training, biomedical analysis, and excellence in affected person care. Penn Medication consists of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman College of Medication on the College of Pennsylvania (based in 1765 because the nation’s first medical college) and the College of Pennsylvania Well being System, which collectively type a $9.9 billion enterprise.

The Perelman College of Medication has been ranked among the many prime medical faculties in the US for greater than 20 years, in line with U.S. Information & World Report’s survey of research-oriented medical faculties. The College is persistently among the many nation’s prime recipients of funding from the Nationwide Institutes of Well being, with $546 million awarded within the 2021 fiscal yr.

The College of Pennsylvania Well being System’s affected person care amenities embody: the Hospital of the College of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Middle—that are acknowledged as one of many nation’s prime “Honor Roll” hospitals by U.S. Information & World Report—Chester County Hospital; Lancaster Basic Well being; Penn Medication Princeton Well being; and Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation’s first hospital, based in 1751. Further amenities and enterprises embody Good Shepherd Penn Companions, Penn Medication at House, Lancaster Behavioral Well being Hospital, and Princeton Home Behavioral Well being, amongst others.

Penn Medication is powered by a proficient and devoted workforce of greater than 47,000 folks. The group additionally has alliances with prime neighborhood well being programs throughout each Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey, creating extra choices for sufferers irrespective of the place they stay.

Penn Medication is dedicated to enhancing lives and well being by means of quite a lot of community-based packages and actions. In fiscal yr 2021, Penn Medication supplied greater than $619 million to profit our neighborhood.