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Kenneth Langa was recently named a 2019 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for distinguished contributions to the fields of medicine and gerontology, particularly to the understanding of the risk factors and societal burden of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

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The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology recently inaugurated the Timothy R.B. Johnson Professorship in Global Women's Health. This Professorship will ensure exceptional care and justice for women around the globe. And, this Professorship will honor and celebrate a beloved teacher, leader, care giver and change agent who represents the best of the maize and blue and the best of mankind. It will be awarded to an individual who shares his commitment to being a voice for women throughout the world; a voice for them in important conversations that impact their care; a commitment to fighting for their reproductive rights and improved health for women and their children wherever they are, the Johnson Professorship will inspire future generations and be a lasting tribute to Dr. Johnson’s impact on us and in the world.

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Sarah Hawley is the new education and training lead for the Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation (IHPI) health services research education programs.

Geoffrey Barnes is the 2019 recipient of the James O. Woolliscroft MD Department of Internal Medicine Early Career Endowment Award. Congratulations!

 

Congratulations to CBSSM's Associate Director, Brian Zikmund-Fisher who has been named the new Editor-in-Chief of the journals Medical Decision Making and MDM Policy & Practice, effective January 2021.

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