Health People's Tarik Carr, 23, Named Mentor of the Year Award Gala Thursday July 16
Tarik Carr, 23, lead mentor at Health People's Kids-Helping-Kids becomes the first "Peer" mentor honored by the Mentoring Partnership of NYC and LI. Tarik, who became a mentor at age 14, after his mother died, mentors a 13-year old whose mother has AIDS
– Health People
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine Announces Endowed Professorships Including First Robert C. Flanigan, MD, Professor in Urology
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine is proud to announce the appointment of three endowed professorships. Marcus Quek, MD, FACS, is the first Robert C. Flanigan, MD, Professor in Urology. In addition, Simon Kaja, PhD, has been named the Dr. John P. and Therese E. Mulcahy Professor in Ophthalmology and Stephen MacLeod, BDS, MD, FACS, has been named the Joseph R. and Louise Ada Jarabak Chair.
– Loyola University Health System
USC Annenberg Announces First Sony Pictures Entertainment Fellow
USC Annenberg today announced that Monica Castillo has been selected as the school’s first Sony Pictures Entertainment Fellow.
– USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Johns Hopkins Invests in Ethics and Food Policy With New Professorship
Jessica Fanzo, PhD, a nutritionist, professor, and expert in the fields of biodiversity and food security, will be the first Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor and will help lead the university's collaborative efforts in ethics, global food, and agricultural policy.
– Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics
Wayne State's Institute of Gerontology Director Awarded for Elder Abuse Research
Peter Lichtenberg, Ph.D., director of the Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University, won the Judge Edward Sosnick Courage to Lead Award for his extensive work to create ways of identifying older adults at risk of financial exploitation. The award is presented annually by the Oakland County SAVE (Serving Adults who are Vulnerable and/or Elderly) Task Force.
National Institute of Justice, GMS2014-MU-CX-0001
– Wayne State University Division of Research