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Dr. Chris Jensen wins the Frank A. Mitros Award

Chris Jensen, Clinical Professor of Pathology, received the “Frank A. Mitros Excellence in Teaching and Clinical Service Award” in early August. This award is presented annually to a clinical faculty member who provides outstanding performance in both the clinical and educational missions of the Department after nomination by peers.

Faculty Promotions

Congratulations Deqin Ma, MD, PhD, who has been promoted to Clinical Associate Professor of Pathology and to Matthew Krasowski, MD, PhD, and Annette Schlueter, MD, PhD, who have been promoted to Clinical Professor of Pathology, effective July 1, 2016.

Resident and Fellow Farewell Dinner Award Presentations

The 9th annual Department of Pathology Resident and Fellow Farewell Dinner was held Friday, June 17, 2016. Approximately 85 people attended to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduating trainees. Several departmental awards were also announced.

2016 MAGS Distinguished Thesis Award in the Biological and Life Sciences

Nicholas Borcherding BS, MS, recently received the University of Iowa L.B. Sims Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award in the Biological Sciences for his thesis entitled “Non-canonical WNT Signaling in Breast Cancer Initiation and Progression” As a winner of this award, his thesis was submitted to the “Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) Distinguished Thesis Award” competition.