Awards and Honors Across Weill Cornell Medicine – May 28, 2021

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Dr. Saad Mir, assistant professor of clinical neurology, received the A.B. Baker Award for Lifetime Achievement in Neurologic Education from the American Academy of Neurology. The academy presents awards to teachers and mentors who deserve recognition for their contributions to improving neurology now and in the future. Teaching binds students, residents, faculty, other clinicians, researchers and even patients, together and helps make the daily work more meaningful.

Dr. Susan Pannullo, associate professor of clinical neurological surgery, was recently named winner of the 2021 Robert G. Schwager, MD ‘67 Education Scholar Award by Weill Cornell Medicine. In March, Dr. Pannullo was also elected chair of the board of trustees of The Washington Center, on whose board she has served since 2007. The center is an academic institution that provides internships and academic seminars for undergraduate students around the world, many of whom are from groups underrepresented in education or first-generation college students. Dr. Pannullo is the first alumna of the center, and the second woman, to lead the program.

Dr. Barbara Ma and Dr. Samuel Yamshon, hematology and oncology fellows, received 2021 Young Investigator Awards from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The award provides funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality research in clinical oncology. ASCO represents physicians of all oncology sub-specialties, with the mission to conquer cancer through research, education and promotion of the highest quality, equitable patient care.

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