Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) held the State of the University Address and Faculty Awards Convocation Nov. 7. Awards were given to outstanding faculty who have gone above and beyond in areas of interprofessionalism, research, community engagement, academics and health care.
Recipients of the 2017 faculty awards include:
President’s Early Career Investigator Award
Irene La-Beck, Pharm.D.
President’s Excellence in Interprofessional Teamwork Award
A Day in the Life: Emergency Room
Ruth Bargainer, MSN, R.N.
Kathryn Whitcomb, DNP, R.N.
April Beckling, MSN, R.N.
Terran Keidl, BSN, R.N.
Young Lee, Pharm.D., BCPS
Chephra McKee, Pharm.D., BCPPS
Bethany Ibach, Pharm.D., BCPPS
Christina Robohm-Leavitt, M.S., PA-C
President’s Excellence in Community Engagement Award
Susan Calloway, Ph.D., FNP
President’s Excellence in Teaching Award
Krystal Haase, Pharm.D.
President’s Excellence in Teaching Team Award
Melinda Mitchell Jones, MSN, J.D.
Deborah Sikes, DNP, R.N.
Patricia Francis-Johnson, DNP, R.N.
Jana Saunders Cookman, Ph.D., PMH
Laura Opton, DHSc, R.N.
Deborah Casida, MSN, R.N.
President’s Excellence in Research Award
Volker Neugebauer, M.D., Ph.D.
President’s Outstanding Clinician Award
Rebecca Burpo, DNP, MSN
University Distinguished Professors
John DeToledo, M.D.
Barbara Sawyer, Ph.D., MLS (ASCP)
Michael Blanton, Ph.D.
Jane Ann Colmer-Hamood, Ph.D.
Vaughan Lee, Ph.D.
Harold Werner, M.D., FACE