Cheers ----------------------------------------------------------------- Cheers recognizes achievement of consequence among faculty, staff and students. A separate section records some promotions and new hires. We welcome contributions submitted in writing accompanied by a telephone number. Submissions may be edited for length, clarity and content. ----------------------------------------------------------------- Honors, Awards and Appointments Arts and Sciences Eric Eui-Sun Chung, a junior biology major, received the 1995 Golden Key junior scholarship award from the Golden Key National Honor Society for his outstanding academic achievement. Adam F. Falk, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, was selected by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to receive a $30,000 Sloan Research Fellowship to further research efforts in his field. Steve Hanke, professor of applied economics, has been appointed to the board of governors of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange. Craig Hankin, director of the Homewood Art Workshops, and Brown Murr, professor of chemistry, were selected for honorary membership in the Golden Key National Honor Society. The Julian C. Stanley Professor of Educational Psychology chair has been created at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, to honor Julian C. Stanley, professor of psychology and director of the Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth. Before coming to Hopkins in 1967, Dr. Stanley taught at the University of Wisconsin and was instrumental in creating the Department of Educational Psychology and the Laboratory of Experimental Design at that university. Maria Zuber, associate professor of earth and planetary sciences, was selected to receive the NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal for unusually significant scientific contributions toward achievement of aeronautical or space exploration goals. Centers and Affiliates Three journals from the Johns Hopkins University Press were honored at an awards banquet at the annual meeting of the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers, Inc. Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science and Technology was awarded Best New Journal in Science/Technology/Medicine, and the Journal of Early Christian Studies took top honors for Best New Journal in Business/Social Sciences/Humanities. Callaloo, volume 17, number 3: Puerto Rican Women Writers, received an honorable mention for Best Single Issue of a Journal. The winning books and journals were chosen from the 350 professional and scholarly works nominated across the spectrum of science, technology, business and the humanities. Continuing Studies The school received four marketing communications awards in the 1994 National University Continuing Education Association's Marketing and Promotion Awards Competition. Receiving gold awards were the Division of Business and Management viewbook and an advertising campaign for master's degree in business programs at the school's Washington, D.C., center. Adams Sandler, an advertising/public relations firm in Baltimore, designed the winning advertisements. In addition, two newsletters were cited as bronze award winners. Engineering Grace Brush, professor of geography and environmental engineering, was selected as one of seven Bullard Fellows at Harvard University for 1995-96. Joseph Delore Berglund, a senior biomedical engineering major, was named this year's senior recipient of the 1995 Golden Key scholarship award by the Golden Key National Honor Society. David Harvey, professor of geography and environmental engineering, has been selected to receive the Patron's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society for his contributions to critical human geography. Dr. Harvey, who has taught at Hopkins since 1969, had been previously honored with the Gill Memorial of the Royal Geographical Society for contributions to theoretical geography and the Anders Retzius Gold Medal of the Swedish Society of Anthropology and Geography. John Wierman, professor and chair of Mathematical Sciences, was selected for honorary membership in the Golden Key National Honor Society. Hospital and Health System Colene Y. Daniel, vice president for Corporate and Community Services of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System, has been named a 1995 Emerging Leader in Healthcare in a competition co-sponsored by the Healthcare Forum and Korn/Ferry International. The recipient of numerous awards during her career, Daniel was named Young Executive of the Year by the National Association of Health Services Executives in 1994. Medicine Henry Brem, professor of neurosurgery and oncology, received the Clemson Award for Applied Research from the Society for Biomaterials at its annual meeting in San Francisco. The award recognizes significant utilization or application of basic knowledge in science to accomplish a significant goal in the biomaterials area. Morton F. Goldberg, director of the Department of Ophthalmology, received an honorary degree from the University of Coimbra in Portugal in recognition of his ophthalmic research. David L. Guyton, Zanvyl Krieger Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute and director of the Wilmer Children's Eye Center, received a $55,000 Senior Scientific Investigator Award from Research to Prevent Blindness in recognition of his pioneering work in the detection of eye disease in infants and children. He will use the funds to finance new pilot projects in his laboratory. Matthew D. Ringel, a fellow in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, has received a 1995 Pfizer Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, which provides $40,000 for each of the next three years toward his research on alterations in transmembrane signaling pathways as a basis for thyroid neoplasia. Multidisciplinary Diane M. Becker, associate professor of internal medicine in the Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, has been selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow for 1995-96. She was among six health professionals in the nation to be picked for the fellowship program. Nursing Arlene Butz, associate professor and graduate instructor, received a four-year grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research to evaluate drug-exposed infants and children at home and to study possible interventions. Jacquelyn Campbell, professor in nursing, received a three-year grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to evaluate emergency room response to treating abused women. Patricia M. Grimm, assistant professor in nursing, was elected to the American Association for Cancer Education. Ada Romaine-Davis edited the recently published Encyclopedia of Home Care for the Elderly. She was also elected to membership in the New York Academy of Sciences. Karen Huss was inducated as a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. Catherine Kelleher, assistant professor in nursing, was appointed to the American Public Health Association, Public Health Nursing Section, as chair of the Masters in Nursing/Masters in Public Health Joint Degree Program Task Force. She was also appointed to the Education Committee of the Association of Community Health Nursing Educators. Phyllis Naumann, instructor in nursing, was recently elected to the board of directors of the Maryland League for Nursing. Changing Places, New Faces Carol Ann Bloomberg, who was responsible for marketing at Georgetown University Hospital and Medical Center in Washington, D.C., from 1984 to 1993, has been appointed director of marketing for The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System. She has been president of Bloomberg and Associates, a health-care marketing company, since 1994. Nancy Hadley Miller has joined the Division of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery as an assistant professor. Dr. Miller is interested in all areas of children's orthopedics, particularly hip dysplasia, cerebral palsy, congenital limb deformities and trauma. Her current research includes exploration of the origins of scoliosis and a long-term study of surgical treatments for children with dysplasia. Stephanie Reel has been promoted to vice president for Information Systems at The Johns Hopkins University Hospital and Health System. She has been acting vice president for Information Services since December 1994.
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