Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medicine – March 31, 2020

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Dr. Wendy Béguelin, assistant professor of pharmacology in medicine, has won an American Society of Hematology Junior Faculty Scholar Award in Translational Research. One of the society’s longest-standing programs, the award is designed to support hematologists who have chosen a career in research. The award provides up to $150,000 over a two- to three-year period in equal quarterly payments over the award term.

Dr. Neera Gupta, an associate professor of pediatrics and director of research at the Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, has been named Healthcare Honored Hero for the 2020 NYC Take Steps walk by Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Greater New York. Dr. Gupta has been a Take Steps Team Captain since 2014. The honor was announced on February 13, 2020.

Dr. Heather Yeo, assistant professor of surgery and healthcare policy and research at NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine, was inducted as a member of the Society of University Surgeons (SUS) Social and Legislative Issues Committee at the 2020 Academic Surgical Congress on February 4th in Orlando, Florida. The mission of the society is to support and advance leaders in academic surgery. With their dynamic history, poignant leadership and pioneering programs in education and research, the society has created an undying legacy and an even more promising future.

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