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Academic Accolades

3 Professors Named AAAS Fellows

The American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS) has appointed professors James Woodward, Jeremy Levy, and Adam Leibovich as members of its 2018 lifetime fellowship cohort.

Pitt Alumna Petrose Named 2019 Rhodes Scholar

Lia Petrose (A&S ’17), who earned degrees in neuroscience and economics at the University of Pittsburgh, has been named a 2019 Rhodes Scholarship winner.

Fullerton Receives Chemical Sciences Award

Susan Fullerton, assistant professor of chemical and petroleum engineering at the Swanson School of Engineering, was one of five recipients of the 2019 Marion Milligan Mason Award for Women in the Chemical Sciences.

3 Pitt Researchers Named to National Academy of Medicine

Amy Houtrow and Robert Friedlander, of Pitt’s School of Medicine, and Clifton Callaway, of Pitt’s Department of Emergency Medicine, were recently elected to the National Academiy of Medicine.

Associate Professors Lee and Farzan Receive NSF Award

Adam Lee and Rosta Farzan, associate professors in the School of Computing and Information, received more than $280,000 from the National Science Foundation for privacy work.

Epidemiologist Cauley Wins Prestigious Service Award

Jane A. Cauley, distinguished professor and executive vice chair of the Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, has received the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 2018 Shirley Hohl Service Award.

Two Female Faculty Members Recognized for Research

Professor Diane Litman and Associate Professor Yu-ru Lin were named among 39 women doing amazing research in computational social science.

Binion Wins 2018 Sherman Prize

David Binion, professor of medicine and co-director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, was recently awarded the 2018 Sherman Prize. Read more »

Three Pitt Researchers Win NIH Awards

Peter Strick earned the Transformative Research Award, while Warren Ruder and Erik Wright each won NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards. Read more »

Allias Named Distinguished Fellow of AAPA

Mary Allias, assistant professor in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, has been recognized as a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Read more »

Engineering Pair Awarded NSF Grant

Swanson School of Engineering Professors Samuel Dickerson and Renee Clark pick up two-year, $200,000 NSF grant. Read more »

More Academic Accolades

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