O'Brien + Pendergast receive awards

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Excellence in Professionalism Award

Cara O'Brien, MD, GIM Assistant Professor of Medicine, was selected by a distinguished faculty committee as a recipient of the 2018 Excellence in Professionalism Award by the Duke office for faculty development. This award recognizes faculty members who exemplify professionalism and personify Duke’s guiding principles of respect, trustworthiness, diversity, teamwork, and learning, and were presented by Dean Mary Klotman at the annual Spring Faculty Meeting on May 9.

 The other nominees selected this year are Drs. Isaac Karikari, Christine Marx, and Allison Ross.

Gordan G. Hammes Faculty Teaching Award

Jane Pendergast, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, a research collaborator with DGIM, was chosen by a committee of graduate students as the 2018 winner of the Gordon G. Hammes Faculty Teaching Award.  This award honors a faculty member for continuing excellence in teaching and mentoring and for exemplary commitment to the education of graduate students within Basic Science Departments and Graduate Training Departments of the School of Medicine.

Drs. O'Brien and Pendergast were honored with these awards at the annual Spring Faculty Meeting on May 9, 2018 in the Doris Duke Center of the Duke Gardens. A big congratulations to both!