Dr. Marc Goldstein, the Matthew P. Hardy, PhD Distinguished Professor of Reproductive Medicine and Urology, and a professor of urology and of reproductive medicine, received the American Society for Reproductive Medicine Star Award during its annual meeting in October. The Star Award is given annually to recognize and thank members who have dedicated hours of time and service to shape the organization into the leading society for reproductive medicine. The society is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to advancing the science and practice of reproductive medicine.
Dr. Costantino Iadecola, director of the Feil Family Brain and Mind Research Institute, the Anne Parrish Titzell Professor of Neurology and a professor of neuroscience, gave the International Society for Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism's Presidential Lecture during its 17th annual meeting on June 28 in Vancouver, Canada. The society promotes research in cerebral blood flow, cerebral metabolism, and cerebral functions in physiological and pathophysiological states. Dr. Iadecola's lecture was titled "Bright and Dark Sides of Innate Immunity in Stroke and Dementia."
Dr. Erin Mills, senior clinical associate in cardiothoracic surgery, received a 2015 Distinguished Housestaff Award from the NewYork Weill Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council. This annual award is presented to one member of the housestaff from each department for all-around excellence. Award recipients are selected by department chairs and residency program directors.
Dr. Sheida Tabaie, an instructor in anesthesiology, was named the Department of Anesthesiology's first Global Health Fellow. The fellowship is an intense one-year program providing residency-trained anesthesiologists an opportunity to become world leaders in global health. The department's Global Health Initiative is dedicated to creating an innovative and applied global health education, training, and translational research program, which culminates in ongoing work with local clinicians in developing nations.