WRITER: TAMMARA MEESTER
CONTACT: DAVE PEDERSON
2130 Medical Laboratories
Iowa City IA 52242
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Release: June 13, 2000
University of Iowa College of Medicine faculty members to receive awards
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Seven faculty members in the University of Iowa College
of Medicine will be honored at a faculty celebration June 19 at the UI Hospitals
Ambre Lane Olsen, M.D., associate in obstetrics and gynecology, will receive
the Lewis D. Holloway Award for Research in Health Sciences Education. The
award is made in recognition of extraordinary contributions to collegiate
educational research and integration of innovations into the health sciences
David M. Rosenthal, Ph.D., associate professor of family medicine, will
receive a Faculty Service Award, given to a faculty member who has made a
significant and sustained contribution to the College of Medicine in the area
of academic service. Rosenthal is also associate professor in counselor education,
as well as psychiatry.
Thomas J. Schmidt, Ph.D., professor of physiology and biophysics, will receive
the Dr. John P. Long Teaching Award in the Basic Sciences. The award is given
to a faculty member in a basic science department who exemplifies the characteristics
of Long, known for his dedication as an educator and his career-long research
interests. The award also recognizes administrative service on behalf of the
basic science departments.
Richard Kemp Shields, Ph.D., associate professor in physical therapy, and
Dr. Scott A. Vogelsang, associate professor (clinical) of internal medicine,
will both receive University of Iowa Collegiate Teaching Awards. Shields and
Vogelsang were chosen based on their contributions to student learning and
development. Student evaluations were a factor in the decision.
Stuart L. Weinstein, M.D., Ignacio V. Ponseti Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery,
will be honored with the 2000 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence, given
to tenured faculty members with distinguished records of achievement in the
areas of teaching, scholarship and service.
Frank J. Zlatnik, M.D., professor in the UI department of obstetrics and
gynecology, will receive the Dr. Ernest O. Theilen Clinical Teaching and Service
Award, given to a faculty member in a clinical department. The award is named
after Dr. Ernest O. Theilen, and given to a faculty member in a clinical department
who demonstrates the sensitivity and dedication, as well as the ideals for
clinical teaching and service, exemplified by Theilen.
All faculty and staff are invited to attend the event, which will be held
from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the seventh floor atrium dining room of the John Colloton
University of Iowa Health Care describes the partnership between the
UI College of Medicine and the UI Hospitals and Clinics and the patient care,
medical education and research programs and services they provide.