CHANCELLOR’S 3 THINGS TO KNOW
Glenn F. Boyce
Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, is the newly elected chair of the board of directors for the Association of American Medical Colleges. Woodward chairs an organization serving the nation’s academic medicine employees, including full-time faculty members, medical students, resident physicians, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in the biomedical sciences.
The National Institutes of Health presented UM doctoral pharmacology student Cellas Hayes with the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, one of the highest honors a doctoral student can receive. Hayes, a native of Ludlow, and the first Ole Miss student to earn this fellowship since 1987, plans to use the fellowship to study ischemic stroke.
Jacqueline DiBiasie-Sammons and her research into graffiti in ancient Pompeii are enjoying a string of recognitions this summer. Her TEDxUniversityofMississippi talk, “A Walk Around Ancient Pompeii,” was selected for international promotion. She is also the recipient of the university’s 2022 Cora Lee Graham Award for Outstanding Teaching of Freshmen and a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend Award.
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