Wake Forest Baptist Anesthesiologist Receives Alumni Award
James Eisenach, M.D.,
professor of anesthesiology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has received the 2016 Mayo Clinic Distinguished
Alumni Award (MCDAA).
award acknowledges Eisenach's contributions to the understanding and treatment
of pain, his leadership to the academic discipline of anesthesiology, and his
training and mentoring of the next generation of physicians and scientists. Eisenach
completed a residency in anesthesia at Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical
Education in 1985 and is currently the vice chair for research in the
Department of Anesthesiology at Wake Forest Baptist.
The MCDAA was established to acknowledge the contributions
of Mayo Clinic alumni to the field of medicine.
Wake Forest Baptist Professor Honored for Leadership
Glenn J. Lesser, M.D., professor of hematology and
oncology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has been awarded the 2016 James
Edwin Byrum Jr., M.D., Distinguished Faculty Mentor Award from Wake Forest
School of Medicine.
The award recognizes
Lesser’s professional-development impact on aspiring physicians, clinical
researchers and trainees at the School of Medicine and beyond.
Award memorializes James Edwin “Ed” Byrum Jr., M.D., who assisted in training over
200 emergency medicine physicians during his 37-year career at Wake Forest
Wake Forest Baptist Professor Cited for Research
D. Rhodes, Ph.D., professor of social sciences and health policy at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and his research team were recently presented the HIV/AIDS
Section 2016 Excellence in Abstract Submission among All Presenters Award.
was honored for his abstract on the development, implementation and evaluation
of reducing HIV-related health disparities among Latino/Hispanic gay men and
Latina transgender women. The research was funded by the US Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention.
This award is given on behalf of the HIV/AIDS
Section of the American Public Health Association.