League of Educational Excellence

The League of Educational Excellence was established in 2013 to honor instructional faculty for their extraordinary contributions to teaching and inspiring the next generation of Michigan physicians and scientists.

On Dec. 1, 2015, Dean James O. Woolliscroft, M.D., and Senior Associate Dean for Education and Global Initiatives Joseph C. Kolars, M.D., honored 61 educators with induction into The League of Educational Excellence:

2015 Inductees

David C. Belmonte, M.D.

Dale L. Bixby, M.D., Ph.D.

Mary C. Blazek, M.D.

Devin L. Brown, M.D.

Henry A. Buchtel, Ph.D.

Heather L. Burrows, M.D., Ph.D.

Michelle S. Caird, M.D.

Michele M. Carney, M.D.

Praveen Dayalu, M.D.

Dee E. Fenner, M.D.

Sara Figueroa, M.D.

Scott Flanders, M.D.

Kristina M. Gallagher, M.D.

Larry D. Gruppen, Ph.D.

Joel J. Heidelbaugh, M.D.

Yolanda R. Helfrich, M.D.

Ronald B. Hirschl, M.D.

Peter F. Hitchcock, Ph.D.

Joseph House, M.D.

Teresa L. Jacobs, M.D.

Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D.Phil.

Ronald J. Koenig, M.D., Ph.D.

Steven M. Leber, M.D., Ph.D.

Jules Lin, M.D.

Maclovio J. Lopez, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael P. Lukela, M.D.

Rajesh S. Mangrulkar, M.D.

Jonathan Maybaum, Ph.D.

Shahzad I. Mian, M.D.

Daniel E. Michele, Ph.D.

Suzanne Moenter, Ph.D.

Seetha U. Monrad, M.D.

Helen Kang Morgan, M.D.

Richard M. Mortensen, M.D., Ph.D.

Terrance Patrick Murphy, M.D.

Daniel D. Myers, Jr., D.V.M.

Lena M. Napolitano, M.D.

Norah N. Naughton, M.D.

Bruce Palfey, Ph.D.

Vikas Parekh, M.D.

Hemant Parmar, M.D.

Joel F. Platt, M.D.

Scott Pletcher, Ph.D.

Theodore Z. Polley, Jr., M.D.

Rishindra M. Reddy, M.D.

Margaret A. Riley, M.D.

Pamela G. Rockwell, D.O.

Sally Santen, M.D., Ph.D.

John Schmidt, M.D.

Audrey F. Seasholtz, Ph.D.

Linda M. Selwa, M.D.

Anita Valanju Shelgikar, M.D.

Cemal Sozener, M.D.

Daniel H. Teitelbaum, M.D.

William J. Weadock, M.D.

Brent C. Williams, M.D.

John A. Williams, M.D., Ph.D.

J. Stuart Wolf, Jr., M.D.

Margaret Wolff, M.D.

James O. Woolliscroft, M.D.

Francis P. Worden, M.D.

2013 Inductees

Gerald D. Abrams, M.D.

Bernard W. Agranoff, M.D.

Robert M. Anderson, M.Ed., Ed.D.

Henry D. Appelman, M.D.

Andrew R. Barnosky, D.O., M.P.H., F.A.C.E.P.

Terry J. Bergstrom, M.D.

Janet S. Biermann, M.D.

Kyung J. Cho, M.D.

Vincent M. Cimmino, M.D.

Sandro K. Cinti, M.D.

Richard H. Cohan, M.D.

James M. Cooke, M.D.

Clifford L. Craig, M.D.

Diana Curran, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Louis G. D’Alecy, Ph.D., D.M.D.

Jeffrey R. DeWet, Ph.D.

John Del Valle, M.D.

Michael A. DiPietro, M.D.

Kim A. Eagle, M.D.

Charles N. Ellis, M.D.

David R. Engelke, Ph.D.

N. Cary Engleberg, M.D., D.T.M.&H.

Michael J. Englesbe, M.D.

Gary J. Faerber, M.D.

Paul L. Fine, M.D.

Stephen K. Fisher, Ph.D.

Paul G. Gauger, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.E.

Douglas J. Gelb, M.D., Ph.D.

Thomas D. Gelehrter, M.D.

Rachel L. Glick, M.D.

Roger J. Grekin, M.D.

Cyril M. Grum, M.D.

Khaled S. Hafez, M.D.

Hilary M. Haftel, M.D., M.H.P.E.

Maya M. Hammoud, M.D.

Richard V. Harrison, Ph.D.

Mary Ellen A. Hernandez, M.D., M.S.

Roland G. Hiss, M.D.

Laura R. Hopson, M.D.

Joseph E. Hornyak, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael Hortsch, Ph.D.

Michael J. Imperiale, Ph.D., M.Phil.

Jon A. Jacobson, M.D.

Michael D. Jibson, M.D., Ph.D.

Richard D. Judge, M.D.

Steven J. Kasten, M.D.

Carol A. Kauffman, M.D.

Sun-Kee Kim, Ph.D.

Joseph C. Kolars, M.D.

Arno K. Kumagai, M.D.

Robert W. Lash, M.D.

Ann A. Little, M.D.

Peter Liu, M.D.

Zachary London, M.D.

Benedict R. Lucchesi, M.D., Ph.D.

Ormond A. MacDougald, Ph.D., M.S.

Lisa E. Maier, M.D.

George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D.

Barbara J. McKenna, M.D.

Mark McQuillan, M.D.

Rebecca M. Minter, M.D.

Alexey Nesvizhskii, Ph.D.

Mary X. O’Riordan, Ph.D., M.A.

Richard G. Ohye, M.D.

Gilbert S. Omenn, M.D., Ph.D.

Mark B. Orringer, M.D.

John M. Park, M.D.

James F. Peggs, M.D.

Lori J. Pierce, M.D.

Kenneth J. Pituch, M.D.

Richard L. Prager, M.D.

Mark E. Prince, M.D., F.R.C.S. (C)

Joann I. Prisciandaro, Ph.D.

Douglas J. Quint, M.D.

Stephen W. Ragsdale, Ph.D.

Stephen R. Ramsburgh, M.D.

Ameed M. Raoof, M.D., Ph.D.

James K. Richardson, M.D.

Diane M. Robins, Ph.D.

Oren Sagher, M.D.

Sanjay K. Saint, M.D., M.P.H.

Theodore J. Sanford, Jr., M.D.

Santiago D. Schnell, D.Phil.

Michael J. Shea, M.D.

Kent J. Sheets, Ph.D.

Donna S. Shewach, Ph.D.

James C. Sisson, M.D.

Thomas H. Sisson, M.D.

Eric P. Skye, M.D.

Michael W. Smith-Wheelock, M.D.

Katherine Spindler, Ph.D.

Mary Catherine Spires, M.D.

Lloyd M. Stoolman, M.D.

Marc C. Thorne, M.D., M.P.H.

Jonathan D. Trobe, M.D.

Rebecca W. Van Dyke, M.D.

Beverly M. Yashar, Ph.D.