Wake Forest Baptist Professor Awarded for Research
N.C. – Oct. 2, 2017 – Francis
Walker, M.D., professor of neurology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has
received the 2017 Distinguished Researcher Award from the American Association
of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM).
was awarded for his contributions to clinical neurophysiology research.
The AANEM is an association dedicated
to the advancement of neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and electrodiagnostic
Wake Forest Baptist Professor
Recognized by Alma Mater
N.C. – Oct. 2, 2017 –
Ober, M.D., professor of endocrinology and metabolism at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, was named to the Wall of Fame at his alma mater, the University of
Florida College of Medicine.
The award recognizes outstanding alumni who have
made contributions to medicine, government, education and the community.
Since the inception of the wall over 25 years ago,
the college has recognized only 32 alumni.
Wake Forest Baptist Professor Honored
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Oct. 2, 2017 –Michael T. Munley, Ph.D., professor of radiation oncology, biomedical engineering and
physics at Wake Forest
Baptist Medical Center,
has been elected by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) as a fellow
of the association.
was recognized for his contributions to clinical practice, research, education
and leadership in the medical physics community.
The AAPM mission is to advance medicine through
excellence in the science, education and professional practice of medical
Wake Forest Baptist Pathology
Administrator Named Treasurer of State Association
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Oct. 2, 2017– Cameron
Thomason, administrative director of pathology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has been named treasurer for the 2017/2018 fiscal year of
the NC Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).
is a national organization for health care finance leaders and supports
coalitions with other health care associations to achieve solutions for the
challenges facing the health care system. The North Carolina chapter serves
over 900 health care finance professionals across the state.
Wake Forest School of Medicine Students Receive
N.C. – Oct. 2, 2017 – Monalisa
Hassan and Mustafa Abid, both second-year students at Wake Forest School of Medicine, have
been awarded Benjamin H. Kean Travel Fellowships in Tropical Medicine from the American Society of Tropical
Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH).
fellowship is the only medical student award dedicated to fostering a career
path for physician-scientists in tropical medicine. This summer, the fellowship
awarded Hassan the opportunity to travel to South Africa and Abid the
opportunity to travel to Jordan to continue tropical medicine studies.
ASTMH is the largest international scientific organization of experts dedicated
to reducing the worldwide burden of tropical infectious diseases and improving