School of Medicine researchers received grants totaling more than $10 million from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The grants are part of a nationwide push to fund research targeting the opioid epidemic.
Dr. Smith will work closely with residency program leaders and faculty to craft tailored career development pathways for our residents.
Dr. Reidy will help develop and oversee the strategic direction for quality assessment and improvement. This includes patient safety, patient satisfaction, and related performance improvement activities.
This prestigious award recognizes an individual for early informatics contributions and significant scholarly contributions based on scientific merit and research excellence.
Dr. Gillihan will oversee anesthesiology services at BJWCH, the Washington University Orthopedics Center in Chesterfield, and the Advanced Endoscopy Center.
Dr. Ram Volotzky has played an integral role at the Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital for the last 25 years and will be stepping down from his leadership role on October 31, 2019.
Dr. Moron-Concepcion will be responsible for working on strategic planning and goal setting for the division, assisting with mentoring the DBR faculty and overseeing division policies as well as postdoc, graduate student, and resident training within the DBR labs.
The research is the result of a long project started with the hypothesis that mGlu5 is a mediator of pain sensitization and a viable target for a novel class of analgesics.
The Distinguished Service Teaching Awards are presented by Washington University medical students to faculty and house staff in appreciation of exemplary service in medical student education.
Melissa will be responsible for providing business and operational leadership for the division, including strategic planning and financial and operations management, with an emphasis on the development of tele-health programs.