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Faculty Affairs

Faculty Awards


 

The Office of Faculty Affairs assists with the University of Colorado Denver faculty awards programs at CU Anschutz Medical Campus and CU Denver. Here are the winners of the 2020 awards: 

CU Anschutz Medical Campus

PRESIDENT’S EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD 2020

(Selected by graduating students in each school or college)

  • Emanouela D. Carlson, DDS, School of Dental Medicine (Endodontics)

  • Tyree H. Kiser, PharmD, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacy)

  • Molly M. Lamb, PhD, Colorado School of Public Health (Epidemiology)

  • Tammy Spencer, DNP, College of Nursing

  • Nichole G. Zehnder, MD, School of Medicine (Hospital Medicine)

CHANCELLOR’S TEACHING RECOGNITION AWARD 2020

(Nominated by students and selected by a committee of students, faculty and administrators)

  • J.J. Cohen, MD, PhD, School of Medicine (Immunology & Microbiology)

  • Teresa Connolly, PhD, College of Nursing 

  • Thomas Greany, DDS, School of Dental Medicine (Restorative Dentistry)

  • Katerina Kechris, PhD, Graduate School (Department of Biostatistics and Informatics, Colorado School of Public Health)

  • Wei Perng, MPH, PhD, Colorado School of Public Health (Epidemiology) 

  • David C. Thompson, PhD, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Clinical Pharmacy)

CU Denver

Campus winners indicated in bold

EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH & CREATIVE ACTIVITIES 2020

(Selected by a committee comprising previous award winners)

  • Vinit Desai, PhD, Business School
  • Bryan Leister, MFA, College of Arts & Media (Visual Arts)
  • Geoffrey Propheter, PhD, School of Public Affairs
  • Gregory Ragland, PhD, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Biology)
  • Daniel Rees, PhD, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Economics)
  • Xiaojun Ren, PhD, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Chemistry)
  • Robert (Bud) Talbot, PhD, School of Education & Human Development
  • Kai Yu, PhD, College of Engineering, Design and Computing (Mechanical Engineering)

EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING - TENURED / TENURE-TRACK FACULTY 2020 

(Selected by a committee comprising previous award winners)

  • Joanna C. Dunlap, PhD, School of Education & Human Development
  • Kyle Ehrhardt, PhD, Business School
  • Todd Ely, PhD, School of Public Affairs
  • Audrey Hendricks, PhD, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Mathematical and Statistical Sciences)
  • Eric Jewett, BA, College of Arts & Media (Theatre, Film & Video Production)
  • Adam Lippert, PhD, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Sociology)
  • Annika C. Mosier, PhD, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Biology)

EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING - INSTRUCTIONAL / RESEARCH / CLINICAL FACULTY 2020  

(Selected by a committee comprising previous award winners)

  • Maryam Darbeheshti, PhD, College of Engineering, Design and Computing (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Dennis DeBay, PhD, School of Education & Human Development
  • Robyn Mobbs, PhD, School of Public Affairs
  • Elizabeth Pugliano, PhD, College of Arts & Media (Visual Arts)
  • Maren Scull, PhD, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Sociology)

EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE 2020

(Selected by a committee comprising previous award winners)

  • Jimi Adams, PhD, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Health & Behavioral Sciences)
  • Peter Anthamatten, PhD, MPH, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Geography and Environmental Sciences)
  • Sebawit Bishu, PhD, School of Public Affairs
  • Amanda Charlesworth, PhD, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (Biology)
  • Ronald Ramirez, PhD, Business School
  • Shea Swauger, MLS, Auraria Library
  • Maria Uribe, PhD, School of Education & Human Development

EXCELLENCE IN LIBRARIANSHIP 2020 

(Selected by the Library Faculty Personnel Committee) 

  • Rachel Stott, MLIS, MS, Auraria Library

EXCELLENCE IN FACULTY MENTORING 2020

(Selected by the Center for Faculty Development and Advancement) 

  • Jane Hansberry, PhD, School of Public Affairs 

EXCELLENCE IN PRACTICES RELATED TO INSTRUCTIONAL / RESEARCH / CLINICAL FACULTY 2020

(Selected by the University of Colorado Denver Association of Lecturers and Instructors [UCDALI] Committee)

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