Amarillo Faculty, Staff Recognized at Annual Ceremony
The annual Distinguished Staff and Years of Service Awards presentation to recognize faculty and staff in Amarillo was held June 14.
TTUHSC President Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., was in Amarillo June 14 for the annual Distinguished Staff and Years of Service Awards presentation to recognize faculty and staff from all TTUHSC schools. The 2016 honorees included:
2016 DISTINGUISHED STAFF AWARDS
Brenda Chandler – Chancellor’s Award of Excellence
Nga Nguyen – President’s Award of Excellence
Desmon Dunn – Quality Supervisor Award
Dena Hair – Quality Supervisor Award
Debbie Zachry – Quality Staff Award
2016 YEARS OF SERVICE AWARDS
Brian Tucker, D.D.S.
Ranee Basse, Pharm.D.
John Dwyer, D.D.S.
Mary Joanne Ascensio
Thomas Thekkumkara, Ph.D.
Salvador Gallegos, Jr.
Benjamin Leeah, M.D.
Kenna Payne, Pharm.D.
Kishore Yalamanchili, M.D.
ASM Islam, M.D.
Shanna James, Pharm.D.
Andrew Relph, D.O.
John Slaton, D.O.
Marion Tan, M.D.
Wei Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Ruiwen Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.
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World Down Syndrome Day
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