Wake Forest Baptist Professor Earns Research Scholar
Sadri Ardekani, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of urology
at Wake Forest Baptist Medical
Center, has earned a Research Scholar award through the
American Urological Association (AUA) Leadership Program.
was selected from among 70 nominees for the award by the Urology Care
Foundation and the AUA Office of Research for his work in translational
research to preserve fertility in patients with Klinefelter Syndrome, a genetic
condition that occurs in men.
AUA promotes the highest standards of urological clinical care through
education, research and the formulation of health care policy. The Research
Scholar Program provides salary support for one- and two-year mentored training
for early career investigators.
Wake Forest Baptist
Physician Assistant Recognized for Achievement
Alisha DeTroye, M.M.S.,PA-C, director
of PA services and transitional and
supportive care services at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center,has been
recognized as a Distinguished Fellow by the American Academy of Physician
national honor recognizes DeTroye’s professional achievement, contributions to
patient care and her involvement in the community. Distinguished Fellows of
AAPA represent only 2 percent of the entire AAPA membership.
is a national organization that represents approximately 108,500 PAs and
advocates and provides tools to improve PA practice and patient care.
Wake Forest Baptist Nurse Anesthetist
Receives National Award
Grace Simpson, C.R.N.A., of Wake
Forest Baptist Medical Center was named the Clinical
Instructor of the Year by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
recognizes Simpson’s contribution to the teaching of nurse anesthesia students
in the clinical area.
AANA is the professional association representing more than 50,000 certified
registered nurse anesthetists and student registered nurse anesthetists
Wake Forest Baptist
Physician Assistant Awarded for EMS Service
Jeff Hinshaw, M.S., PA-C, NREMT-P, chief physician assistant in emergency medicine at Wake
Forest Baptist Medical Center,
was awarded the John Burwell Excellence in EMS Award by the Region I Advisory
The award recognizes Hinshaw’s impact
on EMS within Region I —Forsyth, Davie, Stokes,
Surry and Yadkin counties. Hinshaw was nominated and selected by his peers and
colleagues who are members of the advisory council.
The award is in memory of John Burwell
of Stokes County, who worked toward improving hospital care, the quality of
life and the overall regional EMS system.
Wake Forest School of Medicine Student Honored for
Vaidehi Mujumdar, a third-year student
at Wake Forest School of
Medicine, received a 2017 Excellence in Medicine Leadership Award
from the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation.
The award honors Mujumdar’s leadership in community
service, education, public health and organized medicine. As part of her award,
she received leadership development training to further strengthen her efforts
of advancing health care.
The AMA is a national
organization providing resources to empower physicians, residents and medical
students to succeed in their medical career.