Society of Distinguished Mentors

2013 Awardees

Lifetime Achievement Award for Mentoring ("The Jawyhawk") Sheldon Preskon, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Behavorial Sciences (Wichita campus)

Excellence in Mentoring Award, Randolph Nudo, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology

Achievement in Mentoring Post-Doctoral Fellows, Nancy Berman, Ph.D., Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology

Achievement in Mentoring Residents Award, John Calkins, M.D., Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology and
Richard Dubinksy, M.D., M.P.H., Professor of Neurology


2012 Awardees  (Details and photos)

Lifetime in Mentoring Award "The Jayhawk" -- Thomas L. Pazdernik, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics (Dr. Pazdernik has over 40 years of service as a KU School of Medicine member of the faculty.)
Executive Dean's Excellence in Mentoring Award --
Edward F. Ellerbeck, M.D., M.P.H., Sosland Family Professor and Chair of Preventive Medicine and Public Health (Dr. Ellerbeck has over 15 years of service.)
Executive Dean's Achievement Award for Mentoring Residents -- Albert Buddy Poje, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavior Sciences
Executive Dean's Achievement Award for Mentoring Postdoctoral Fellows -- Faris Farassati, Ph.D., PharmD., Associate Professor of Medicine


 2011 Awardees

KU SOM 2011 Mentoring Awards recipients
L-R :
Excellence in Mentoring Award -- Mojataba Olyaee, MD, Professor of Medicine & Surgery and Director of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (over 10 years experience)
Lifetime Mentoring Award, "The Jayhawk" -- Barbara Lukert, MD, Emeritus Professor of Medicine (over 40 years on our faculty)
Lifetime Mentoring Award, "The Jayhawk" -- Jared Grantham, MD, FACP, University Distinguished Professor of Medicine (over 42 years on our faculty)
Honorary Mentoring Award -- Susan Carlson, PhD, A.J. Rice Professor of Dietetics and Nutrition, School of Health Professions (over 10 years experience)
Achievement Award for Mentoring Post-docs -- Cary Savage, PhD, John H. Wineinger Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of the Center for Health Behavior Neuroscience (over 7 years of service)


2010 Awardees

2010 KU SoM Mentoring Award recipients
Left to right:
Lifetime Mentoring Award, "The Jayhawk" -- Peter G. Smith, PhD, Professor of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Director, Kansas Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (KIDDRC) (23 years of service);
Excellence in Mentoring Award -- Peter Van Veldhuizen, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director, Division of Hematology/Oncology (18 years of service);
Achievement Award for Mentoring Residents -- Jeffrey M. Holzbeierlein, MD, John W. Weigel Endowed Associate Professor of Urology (8 years of service);
Achievement Award for Mentoring Post-docs -- Kimber Richter, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor in Preventive Medicine and Public Health (12 years of service). >> 2010 presentation speech


2009 Awardees

Thomas Lindsley Holt

"The Jayhawk"
Lifetime Achievement in
Mentoring Award
James Thomas, MD
34 years of dedication to KU SOM

"The Jayhawk"
Lifetime Achievement in
Mentoring Award
Carol Lindsley, MD
35 years of dedication to KU SOM

Honorary
Mentoring Award
Lirel Holt
CEO and Owner, U, Incorporated; and
President, Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program


 2008 Awardees

Atkinson, Stechshulte Atkinson, Cheney sullivan, atkinson

"The Jayhawk"
Lifetime Achievement in
Mentoring Award
Daniel Stechschulte, MD
35 years of dedication to KU SOM

"The Jayhawk"
Lifetime Achievement in
Mentoring Award
Paul Cheney, PhD
30 years of dedication to KU SOM

Honorary
Mentoring Award
Debra Sullivan, PhD, RD


2007 Awardees

Claussen, Atkinson Atkinson,

"The Jayhawk"
Lifetime Achievement in
Mentoring Award
Curtis Klaassen, PhD

Excellence in Mentoring
Matthew Mayo, PhD
9 years as a SOM Faculty member


2006 Awardees

Mattioli, Atkinson Penick, Atkinson

"The Jayhawk"
Lifetime Achievement in
Mentoring Award
Leone Mattioli, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Cardiology Section

Excellence in Mentoring
Elizabeth "Betty" C. Penick, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

Last modified: Nov 18, 2013
School of Medicine Faculty Mentoring Awards

This year's awards will be presented at the Annual School of Medicine Faculty Retreat on August 16, 2013..

Mentoring Resources

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