Teaching Achievements

Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award :
2009-2010 - C. Merrill Tarr, Ph.D.
2007-2008 - Peter G. Smith, Ph.D.
2006 - 2007 Peter G. Smith, Ph.D. 
2006-2007 - V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D.\Ph.D.
2005-2006 - V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D.\Ph.D.
2002-2003 - Norberto C. Gonzalez, M.D.
1997-1998 - John G. Wood, Ph.D.
1997-1998 - Janet Pierce, DSN, ARNP, CCRN (joint appointment)

Basic Science Department trophy

Award for Basic Science Department in the School of Medicine best exemplifying superior instruction efforts, and concern for students:
2002-2003
2001-2002
1997-1998 

The University of Kansas W.T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence
2008-2009 - John G. Wood, Ph.D.
2007-2008 - V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D.\Ph.D. 
1997-1998 - Peter G. Smith, Ph.D.

Bohan Teaching Award
2009-2010 - C. Merrill Tarr, Ph.D. 
2008-2009 - John G. Wood, Ph.D.
2006-2007 - V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D.\Ph.D. 
2003-2004 - Norberto C. Gonzalez, MD
2000-2001 - Richard L. Clancy, Ph.D. (now retired)

Society of Distinguished Mentors
2013-2014
Randolph Nudo, Ph.D. - Excellence in Mentoring Award 

Student Voice Teaching Awards

2015-2016
V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D.\Ph.D. - First Year Outstanding Lecturer 
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - First Year Outstanding Lecturer
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Second Year Outstanding Lecturer 
John G. Wood, Ph.D.; Norberto Gonzalez, M.D.; Paige Geiger, Ph.D.; Peter Smith, Ph.D. 
                                 Cardiopulmonary: First Year Outstanding Medical Module 

2014-2015 
V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D.\Ph.D. - Excellence in Teaching 
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Above and Beyond Award from First year Medical Students 
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Second Year Outstanding Lecturer 
John G. Wood, Ph.D; Norberto Gonzalez, M.D.; Paige Geiger, Ph.D.; Peter Smith, Ph.D.
                                 Cardiopulmonary: First Year Outstanding Medical Module 

2013-2014 
V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D.\Ph.D. - Excellence in Teaching 

2012-2013
V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D.\Ph.D. - Excellence in Teaching 
V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D.\Ph.D. - IGPBS Instructor of the Year

2011-2012
V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D.\Ph.D. - Excellence in Teaching 

2010-2011
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Oustanding First Year Teaching

2008-2009
V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D.\Ph.D. - Excellence in Teaching Medical Physiology
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Outstanding First Year Teaching
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Outstanding Second Year Teaching

2007-2008
V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D.\Ph.D.
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Excellence in Teaching Medical Physiology

2006-2007
V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D.\Ph.D.
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Excellence in Teaching in Medical Physiology

2005-2006
V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D.\Ph.D.
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Excellence in Teaching in Medical Physiology
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Best Leader of Small Group Discussion

2004-2005
V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D.\Ph.D.
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Excellence in Teaching in Medical Physiology

2003-2004
V. Gustavo Blanco, M.D.\Ph.D.
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Excellence in Teaching in Medical Physiology
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Best Leader of Small Group Discussion

2002-2003
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Excellence in Teaching in Medical Physiology
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Small Group Discussion

2001-2002
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Excellence in Teaching in Medical Physiology
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Small Group Discussion

2000-2001
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Excellence in Teaching in Medical Physiology
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Most Outstanding Educator in the First Year Medical Curriculum

1999-2000
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Excellence in Teaching in Medical Physiology
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Most Outstanding Educator in the First Year Medical Curriculum

1998-1999
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Excellence in Teaching in Medical Physiology

1997-1998
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Outstanding Instructor in Year 1 of the Year 2001 Class
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Best Lecturer in Medical Physiology

1996-1997
John G. Wood, Ph.D. - Excellence in Teaching Award

1995-1996
Gilbert S. Greenwald, Ph.D., - Excellence in Teaching Award

1994-1995
Steven M. LeVine, Ph.D. - Excellence in Education (Neuroscience)

1993-1994
Paul D. Cheney, Ph.D. - "Honors in Teaching" for the first year curriculum
Norberto C. Gonzalez, M.D. - Honors in Education

1990-1991
Paul D. Cheney, Ph.D. - Outstanding Instructor

1986-1987
Paul D. Cheney, Ph.D. - Outstanding Educator

Golden Apple Teaching Award from the American Medical Student Association at KUMC
1999-2000 - John G. Wood, Ph.D.

"The Jayhawk" Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award
2010 - Peter G. Smith, Ph.D. (Over 23 years of dedication to KU SOM)
2008 - Paul D. Cheney, Ph.D. (Over 35 years of dedication to KU SOM)

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