Awards and Honors – January 31, 2023

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Dr. Resmi Ann Charalel, assistant professor of interventional radiology and population health sciences, has been awarded the 2023 Dr. Gary J. Becker Young Investigator Award from the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Foundation. The foundation is dedicated to fostering research in interventional radiology for the purposes of advancing scientific knowledge to improve overall quality of life. The award was established to recognize promising young practitioners early in their career of interventional medicine and encourage their pursuit of academic careers. 

Dr. Linnie Golightly, associate dean of diversity and inclusion, has received the Diamond Award Excellence in Education, Leadership, Diversity | Equality | Inclusion, Humanitarian, Philanthropic & Community Engagement from The Not Alone Foundation, Inc. The Diamond Awards is a program designed to honor faces and images of excellence in the entertainment, corporate and creative industries for their professional accomplishments and contributions to our society on a local, state or international level. 

 Dr. Francis Lee, interim dean of Weill Cornell Medicine and interim provost for medical affairs, had a paper selected as one of the year's “Leading Research Achievements by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, the largest non-government funder of brain and psychiatric research in the world. In the study, Dr. Lee’s clinical trial found that two forms of exposure therapy enabled combat veterans to significantly reduce PTSD symptoms. 

Dr. Judy Tung, associate dean for faculty development and leader of the mentorship initiative Leadership in Academic Medicine Program, has been selected as the 2023 recipient of the Exceptional Mentor Award from the American Medical Women's Association. The award celebrates those who have made an impact on the lives of students in medicine.  

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