More than 200 nominations came in, and all of the nominees deserve praise and thanks for all they do for Michigan Medicine
Thirteen of the best and brightest individuals serving Michigan Medicine as recipients of Faculty and Staff Awards for 2023.
After a three-year pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization relaunched the awards program this year and expanded its reach to include all of Michigan Medicine. More than 200 nominations were received, and all of the nominees deserve praise and thanks for all they do for Michigan Medicine.
The award selection committees had tough decisions to make, but they selected these very deserving 2023 recipients (click on award title for a description):
Scott Pletcher, Ph.D., William H. Howell Collegiate Professor of Physiology; Professor, Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology; Research Professor, Institute of Gerontology
Jamie Yerebeck, Patient Services Senior, Department of Dermatology
Sarah T. Hawley, Ph.D., MPH, Maisel Research Professor of Cancer Control and Population Science; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Kelly A. Orringer, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Shaomeng Wang, Ph.D., Warner-Lambert/Parke Davis Professor in Medicine; Professor, Department of Pharmacology
Ellen J. Higgins, M.S., PA-C, Diagnostics and Clinical Information Management Advanced Practice Provider Manager
Michael A. DiPietro, M.D., Professor Emeritus, Departments of Radiology and Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
Suzie Armiak, Administrative Specialist Associate, Central Staffing Resources (Staff)
Diana M. Gomez-Hassan, M.D., Professor and Vice Chair for Operations and Strategy, Department of Radiology (Faculty)
Benjamin S. Bassin, M.D., Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine; Associate Director, Survival Flight; Director, Emergency Critical Care Center
Melissa McInroy, Exercise Physiologist; leader of the Adult Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
Institute for Imaging Technology and Translation (MIITT) Co-directors:
Vikas Gulani M.D., Ph.D., Fred Jenner Hodges Professor and Chair, Department of Radiology
Nicole Seiberlich, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Radiology, Internal Medicine and Biomedical Engineering
The recipients will be honored Nov. 30 at a reception in the Jack Roth Stadium Club in Michigan Stadium.