Five faculty members at Michigan State University were honored for their dedication to research, teaching and patient care at the College of Human Medicine’s annual awards ceremony.
- Lee Anne Roman,a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, received the Distinguished Faculty Award for her leadership in research to reduce maternal and child health disparities among Medicaid-insured families.
- Anas Al-Janadi, associate professor in the Department of Medicine and chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology, received the Outstanding Clinician Award. Al-Janadi also is the Hematology and Oncology Fellowship Program director and the director of the MSU Breslin Cancer Center.
- Kavitha Kesari, a clinical assistant professor at MSU and associate program director for the internal medicine residency program for McLaren Flint, received the Outstanding Community Faculty Award.
- Jonathan Gold, an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, received the William B. Weil Jr., MD, FAAP, Endowed Distinguished Pediatric Faculty Award. Gold is one of four Learning Society chiefs in the Shared Discovery Curriculum.
- Nigel Paneth, professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Pediatrics, also received the William B. Weil Jr., MD, FAAP, Endowed Distinguished Pediatric Faculty Award. Paneth is a pediatrician and epidemiologist whose research addresses the causes and prevention of childhood neurodevelopmental handicaps, specifically their relationship to pregnancy-related events and the perinatal period.