Faculty Awards and Honors
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September 15, 2021
Micaela Godzich, associate clinical professor and associate residency program director with Family and Community Medicine, and Véronique Taché, associate professor and residency program director with Obstetrics and Gynecology, have been honored with a 2021 American Medical Association Women Physicians Section Inspiration Award.
June 30, 2021
UC Davis Department of Neurology Chair Amy Brooks-Kayal has received the prestigious Ambassador for Epilepsy Award. The International Bureau for Epilepsy and the International League Against Epilepsy recognized Brooks-Kayal and 11 others worldwide for outstanding contributions to the cause of epilepsy.
June 29, 2021
Recipients of the 2021 Distinguished Mentoring Awards were recognized for their vitally important mentoring of graduate and postdoctoral scholars at UC Davis.
June 14, 2021
Ramsey Badawi, co-inventor of the UC Davis Health total body scanner EXPLORER, earns prestigious 2021 Distinguished Investigator Award from the Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research.
June 11, 2021
Chancellor Gary May recently honored two UC Davis Health faculty members with awards of excellence in mentoring.
June 9, 2021
Three UC Davis scientists, including Distinguished Professor Bruce Hammock at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center and the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, are sharing an international award in recognition of their work on click-chemistry technology.
June 7, 2021
Professor Ralph Green has been inducted into the American Society for Nutrition's Class of 2021 fellows. He is an expert in diagnosing and treating diseases caused by nutritional deficiencies. Green’s research has focused on the role of micronutrients, including iron, B12 and folate.
June 1, 2021
Heather Siefkes, assistant professor in the UC Davis Department of Pediatrics, received the 2021 Eli Gold Prize. Siefkes works in the Pediatric and Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at UC Davis Children’s Hospital and is the medical director of Project ADAM Sacramento.
May 4, 2021
Victoria Ngo, a Health Systems and Community Leadership Postdoctoral Fellow at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, receives the UC Davis Chancellor's Achievement Award for Diversity and Community for her postdoctoral research.
January 19, 2021
Associate Professor Jann Murray-García receives top award from City of Davis for her sustained volunteer work to promote platforms for positive discussion of race and social justice in our community.
January 11, 2021
UC Davis’ Angela John Thurman has received the Early Career Award from the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The honor recognizes her considerable research contributions in the development of language, cognition and behavior.
January 7, 2021
Internationally recognized expert in gerontological nursing and nursing education Terri Harvath becomes 77th president of the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging.
December 18, 2020
Christopher Bowlus has been recognized by the American Liver Foundation for his contributions to liver disease research and care.
November 20, 2020
More UC Davis physicians than ever before are included on Sacramento Magazine’s 2020 list of the region’s best doctors.
November 6, 2020
Assistant Professor Fawn Cothran named fellow in the nation's oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education and practice in the field of aging.
September 28, 2020
UC Davis Health will help rural maternal and infant health care providers care for pregnant and post-partum mothers with opioid use disorder and their infants.
September 21, 2020
A UC Davis professor of internal medicine has received a prominent award granted by the Mexican government for improving the lives of Mexican nationals in the U.S.
July 10, 2020
Stephanie Crossen, assistant professor of pediatrics and pediatric endocrinologist, and Daphne Say, health sciences assistant clinical professor and pediatric gastroenterologist, have received the 2020 Eli Gold Prize this month.
July 1, 2020
Leaders from UC Davis Health recognize individuals and teams for their contributions as transformative leaders in our community and the extraordinary work they do on behalf of our patients, staff members, faculty, students and the public.
May 21, 2020
Diana Farmer, chair of surgery at UC Davis Health and surgeon-in chief of UC Davis Children’s Hospital, has received the Champion Award by the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association (APSNA).
May 19, 2020
School of Nursing Assistant Professor Katherine Kim is named a fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association.
March 11, 2020
Michael Wilkes has been honored by UC Davis Chancellor Gary S. May with a Chancellor’s Award for International Engagement.
February 7, 2020
Finding the genetic causes of eye diseases and developing fundamental approaches to repairing injured cells and tissues is a focus of research nationally and at UC Davis Health.
January 23, 2020
Gerald Kayingo, an associate clinical professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, is named a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants due to his outstanding contributions to the profession and his involvement in the community.
January 15, 2020
December 2, 2019
UC Davis Health physicians named among Sacramento Magazine's Top Docs practice in more than 60 specialty areas, including 16 pediatric subspecialties.
Christopher Evans: First international recipient of rare honor from Turkish Association of Urooncology
November 15, 2019
For his contributions to urooncology internationally, Professor and Chair of the Department of Urologic Surgery Christopher Evans was awarded an honorary membership in Antalya, Turkey.
November 12, 2019
Three faculty from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis are recognized for their expertise in gerontological nursing.
October 25, 2019
Piri Ackerman-Barger, associate clinical professor Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis, is named a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the academy's highest honor.
October 17, 2019
Efforts to develop and educate health care providers and the general public about gun violence restraining orders for individuals who have access to guns and are in crisis lands Amy Barnmorst, psychiatry associate professor, national recognition.
In rare honor, UC Davis Health physician named as Academy Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences
October 15, 2019
On Oct. 15, UC Davis Health dermatologist and autoimmune disease specialist Emanual Maverakis will be inducted as an Academy Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences, a rare distinction for a physician.