Previous Annual Faculty Awards Recipients



Emory University School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
2017 Faculty Awards Recipients


  • Teacher of the Year - General Pediatrics: Yuri Okuizumi-Wu, MD
  • Teacher of the Year - Subspecialty Pediatrics: Bess Schoen, MD
  • Joe Snitzer Master Clinician Award: Dawn Simon, MD
  • Humanitarian Award: Ana Pimentel, MD
  • Innovations in Teaching Program Development: Kiran Hebbar, MD
  • Innovations in Clinical Program Development: Andrew Muir, MD
  • Career Teaching Award: Barry Warshaw, MD
  • Best Scientific Publication – Clinical-Translational – Subra Kugathasan, MD
  • Best Scientific Publication – Basic Science – Christopher Doering, PhD
  • Junior Faculty Researcher of the Year – Shri Deshpande, MD
  • Career Development Mentor: Larry Greenbaum, MD, PhD
  • Research Mentor: Evan Anderson, MD
  • Teaching Mentor: David Carlton, MD
  • Brumley Leadership Awards: Ami Klin, MD
  • Chair’s Award for Service to the Department: Chris Mercer
  • Service Appreciation Award: Shirley Harper
  • Service Appreciation Award: Diane Callaway


Teacher of the Year: General Pediatrics
2017-Yuri Okuizumi-Wu
2016-Lynn Gardner
2015-Tabitha Lyon
2014-Nancy Fajman
2013-Judson Miller
2012-David Lloyd
2011-Anjali Kirpalani
2010-Frank Berkowitz
2009-Anthony Cooley
2008-Joseph Snitzer
Joe Snitzer Master Clinician of the Year: Clinical Expertise
2017-Dawn Simon
2016-Angel Cuadrado
2015-Tony Petrillo
2014-Gary Freed
2013-John Parks
2012-Martha Clabby
2011-Mike Briones
2010-Larry Vogler
2009-Francine Dykes
2008-Judson Miller
Teacher of the Year: Subspecialty Pediatrics
2017-Bess Schoen
2016-Peter Lane
2015-Kiran Hebbar
2014-Lisa Kobrynski
2013-Louis Rapkin
2012-William Border
2011-Andi Shane
2010-Joe Hilinski
2009-James Sutherland
2008-Yih-Ming Yang
Transformation of Care: Clinical Innovation/Program Development
2017-Andrew Muir
2016-Nitika Gupta
2015-Karen Bearss
2014-Usama Kanaan
2013-Matthew Paden
2012-Rana Chakraborty
2011-Dawn Simon
2010-Michael McConnell
2009-Veda Johnson
2008-Sandra Amaral
Innovations in Teaching/Program Development
2017-Kiran Hebbar
2016-Samuel Fernandez-Carriba
2015-Frank Berkowitz
2014–Jennifer Stapel-Wax
2013-Kiran Hebbar
2012-Michael Greenwald
2011-Parmi Suchdev
2010-Kiran Hebbar
2009-Lucky Jain
2008-not awarded
Humanitarian: Compassionate and Patient/Family-Centered Care
2017-Ana Pimentel
2016-William Sexson
2015-Ira Adams-Chapman
2014-Gaythri Tenjarla
2013-Ann Critz
2012-Letitia Mobley
2011-Sher Lynn Gardner
2010-Joy Smith
2009-TerriMcFadden
2008-Rene Romero
Junior Faculty Researcher of the Year
2017-Shri Deshpande
2016-Anita McElroy
2015-Marty Moore
2014-Wilbur Lam
2013-Warren Jones
2012-Elizabeth Wright
2011-Allison Ross
2010-Anne Fitzpatrick
2009-Leslie Kean
2008-Richard Plemper
Best Scientific Publication of the Year: Basic Science
2017-Christopher Doering
2016-Cheng-Kui Qu
2015-Wilbur Lam
2014-Shannon Gourley
2012-Yanggan Wang
2011-Leslie Kean
2010-Nael McCarty
2009-Subra Kugathasan & Muxiang Zhou
2008-Nael McCarty
Research Mentor of the Year
2017-Evan Anderson
2016-Parminder Suchdev
2015-Claudia Morris
2014-Larry Scahill
2013-Sampath Prahalad
2012-Pete Lollar
2011-Nael McCarty
2010-Lou Ann Brown
2009-William Mahle
2008-Paul Spearman
Best Scientific Publication of the Year: Clinical and Translational
2017-Subra Kugathasan
2016-Ravi Patel
2015-Ravi Patel
2013-Parminder Suchdev
2012-Assem Ziady
2011-Anne Fitzpatrick
2010-Miriam Vos
2009-Conrad Cole
2008-Anne Fitzpatrick
Teaching Mentor
2017-David Carlton
2016-Christopher Petit
2015-Ritu Sachdeva
2013-Mike Greenwald
Career Teaching Award
2017-Barry Warshaw
2016-Joseph Snitzer
2015-Robert Campbell
2014-Frank Berkowitz
Brumley Leadership Award
2017-Ami Klin
2016-James Fortenberry
2015-William G. Woods
2015-Robert Campbell
2013-Barry Warshaw
2011-Susie Buchter
2010-Devn Cornish
Chair’s Award for Service to the Department
2017-Chris Mercer
2016-Pam Coltrane
2014-Jeremy Kerley
2013-Liz McCarty
Career Development Mentor
2017-Larry Greenbaum
Service Appreciation Award
2017-Shirley Harper
2017-Diane Callaway