ACB Student Awards 2017

Cora Claypool
W.R. Ingram Award for Superior Achievement in Functional Neuroanatomy

This award is presented annually in recognition of outstanding performance by a student in the Functional Neuroanatomy Course.  Dr. Walter R. Ingram served as Head of the Department of Anatomy from 1940-1966 and was Professor Emeritus at the time of his death in 1978.  Dr. Ingram was a pioneer in anatomical and functional research regarding the hypothalamus and thalamus, a superb illustrator, and teacher of the anatomy of the brain.  His work here at Iowa resulted in a more detailed understanding of the motor structure of the thalamus and midbrain. Dr. Ingram received many honors and awards during his tenure as educator and scientist.


Andrew Welling
Award for Superior Achievement in Dental Gross Anatomy

This award is presented to first-year dental students whose performance is judged outstanding by members of the faculty teaching Dental Gross Anatomy.

Andrew Welling
Michael W. Finkelstein Award for Superior Achievement in Dental Histology

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology presents this award annually to a first-year dental student who demonstrates high scholastic achievement in histology, together with particular dedication to those ideals of scholarship and professionalism exemplified by the late Professor Michael Finkelstein during his tenure as Professor of Oral Pathology, and Anatomy and Cell Biology. Dr. Finkelstein’s untimely death last year is deeply felt by his family, his friends and his colleagues, and the many students he mentored and inspired over the course of his distinguished career.


Lindsay Brown
Award for Superior Achievement in Human Anatomy for Advanced Practice Nursing

This award is presented to the Nursing Anesthesia student whose performance is judged outstanding by members of the faculty teaching Human Anatomy for Advanced Practice Nursing.

 

 

 

 


Katherine Helmlinger
Award for Superior Achievement in Human Anatomy for Physical Therapists

This award is presented to the first-year Physical Therapy student or graduate student whose performance is judged outstanding by members of the faculty teaching Human Anatomy for Physical Therapists.


 

 

 


 

Christopher Sidwell & Jenna Edwards
Award for Superior Achievement in Advanced Human Anatomy for Athletic Trainers

This award is presented to the Athletic Training student whose performance is judged outstanding by members of the faculty teaching Advanced Human Anatomy for Athletic Trainers.

 

 

 

 

 


Wenjie Yu
Award for Superior Achievement in Student Teaching in Anatomy and Cell Biology

This award is presented to the graduate student in Anatomy and Cell Biology whose teaching performance is judged outstanding by the course directors in the Department.

 

 

 

 

Bertha Martin
Mary J.C. Hendrix Graduate Leadership Award

This award recognizes a senior graduate student in Anatomy and Cell Biology for exceptional contributions to the Department and to students over a sustained period, including excellence and devotion to teaching, leadership in student governance and promotion of student and faculty goodwill, all coupled with outstanding personal performance in research. This Award honors Mary J.C. Hendrix, former Kate Daum Research Professor and Head of Anatomy and Cell Biology, under whose selfless, creative leadership the Department and Graduate Program prospered, 1996-2003.

 


Javier Gomez
Tung-Yang Wing Award for Superior Achievement in Anatomy and Cell Biology Graduate Education

This award is presented annually to an Anatomy and Cell Biology graduate student in recognition of outstanding research achievement during the past year of Anatomy and Cell Biology graduate education. The award is named in honor of the late Dr. Tung-Yang Wing, who was a member of the Anatomy faculty from August 1983 until his untimely death in April 1985. Dr. Wing is remembered for his intense interest in the development and academic achievements of the Anatomy and Cell Biology graduate students.

 


Mikaela Mallin
Ishan Jain Junior Scholar Travel Award

This award is presented to an undergraduate performing research within the Cell and Development Biology Program at the University of Iowa. The award will provide funds for an undergraduate, early in their exposure to research, to attend a national conference. Funding for this award is generously provided by Sunny and Sandy Jain. Sunny performed undergraduate research while at the University of Iowa in Dr. John Engelhardt’s laboratory. This active involvement in research had a profound effect on his career, and it is his hope that the Ishan Jain Junior Scholar Travel Award will have a similar impact on others.


Jamison Ash
Henry J. Prentiss Award for Superior Achievement in Medical Gross Anatomy

The Henry J. Prentiss Award is given to the first-year medical student whose performance is judged outstanding by members of the faculty teaching Medical Gross Anatomy. The students selected will have demonstrated skill in dissection, knowledge of the subject matter, and will have played a leadership role in enhancing the cooperative efforts of his/her dissecting partners.

Date: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017