Faculty Honors and Awards

Faculty Honors and Awards

We are rightly proud of our faculty ...

Dillingham, Rebecca
  • Department of Medicine Award for Outstanding Clinical Care (2014)
  • All University Teaching Award (2014)
  • Sharon Hostler Women in Medicine Leadership Award (2014)
  • Excellence in Teaching Award. Department of Medicine, UVa. (2007, 2009, 2012)
  • Young Internist of the Year by Virginia’s chapter of the American College of Physicians (2012)
  • Women’s Center Distinguished Service Award, UVa. (2011)
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award (2010)
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians (2009)
  • Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence, UVa School of Medicine (2008)
  • UVa SOM Academy of Distinguished Educators (2008)
  • Lantern Society as a Role Model for Women at UVa. (2007)
Donowitz, Gerald
  • Best Doctors in America (2001-2014)
  • Founding member Academy of Distinguished Educators, School of Medicine, University of Virginia (2003)
Eby, Joshua
  • Outstanding Young Investigator Award, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia (2012)
Guerrant, Richard
  • Maxwell Finland Award, National Foundation to Infectious Diseases (2014)
  • Thomas Jefferson Award for Excellence in Scholarship (2010)
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians
  • The Raven Society, University of Virginia
Hayden, Frederick
  • Clinical Virology Award, Pan American Society for Clinical Virology, (2001)
  • Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, American Academy of Microbiology,
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation, and Association of American Physicians
Hewlett, Erik
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (2013)
  • Distinguished Professor Award, University of Virginia Alumni Association (2012)
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine Award for Excellence in Teaching (1990-1991)
  • Westminster College Alumni Achievement Award (1998)
Heysell, Scott
  • Drug-resistant TB expert panel, Kibong’oto Infectious Diseases Hospital, Tanzania (2014)
  • Outstanding Faculty Research Award, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia (2013)
  • Councilor, committee on global health, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (2012)
  • National Tuberculosis Controller’s Association: Young Investigator Travel Award (2010)
  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund/ASTMH Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tropical Infectious Disease (2008)
Houpt, Eric
  • Department of Medicine Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award (2014)
  • Best Doctors of America (2014)
  • Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award, UVA (2012)
  • UVA Academy of Distinguished Educators (2012)
  • Academic Faculty Teaching Award, Virginia ACP (2012)
  • Fellow of the American College of Physicians (2012), and Infectious Diseases Society of America (2010)
  • Bailey K. Ashford Medal, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (2010)
  • UVA Department of Medicine Award for Excellence in Research (2007)
Hughes, Molly
  • Department of Medicine Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award (2014)
  • University of Virginia Department of Medicine Inpatient Attending of the Year (2012)
  • University of Virginia Academy of Distinguished Educators (2007)
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine Award for Excellence in Teaching (2007)
Kedes, Dean
  • Recognition of Excellence as Basic Science Section Leader (elected by UVA medical students) (2004-2005)
  • Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Basic Science Award (2003-2004)
  • Pew Scholar in the Medical Sciences (2000-2004)
  • Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Award (2000-2005)
Jagger, Janine
  • Institute of Medicine Committee, Preparing for an Influenza Pandemic: Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers. Report (2007)
  • Lawn Society, University of Virginia, Society for top donors to the University of Virginian (2005)
  • Comenius Award, Moravian College Alumni Award for Exceptional Achievement (2004)
  • Notable Achievement Award. For role as researcher, advocate, inventor, advisor in the understanding and prevention of needlestick injuries.  Palmetto Hospital Trust, Columbia South Carolina (June 1996)
Mann, Barbara
  • UVA Department of Medicine Excellence in Mentoring Award (2008)
  • University of Virginia Inventor of the Year (with William Petri) (2003)
  • Bailey K. Ashford Medal for Distinguished Work in Tropical Medicine (2001)
Mathers, Amy
  • Leap Frog Rating “A” Culpeper Regional Hospital. Infection Control Program (2012-2013)
  • Department Award for Outstanding Clinical Care, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Virginia (2013)
Moore, Christopher
  • Department of Medicine Award for Outstanding Research, University of Virginia (2012)
  • Department of Medicine Outstanding Clinical Care Award, University of Virginia (2011)
  • Academy of Distinguished Educators, University of Virginia (2011)
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians (2010)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (Alumni Category), Mercer University School of Medicine chapter (2010)
Pearson, Richard
  • University of Virginia, Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award (2013)
  • Class of 2013 Basic Science Teaching Award (2011)
  • America’s Top Doctors (2001-2013)
  • Best Doctors in America (2003-2012)
  • Class of 2005 Basic Science Teaching Award (2003)
  • America’s Top Pathologists in Guide to America’s Top Pathologists (2008)
Petri, William
  • SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award (2014)
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, University of Virginia (2014)
  • Cavalier Appreciation Award, University of Virginia (2013)
  • Dean's Excellence in Faculty Research Award, University of Virginia School of Medicine (2013)
  • Best Doctors in America (2014) and the Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. (top 1%) Top Doctors (2013-2014)
  • All-University Teaching Award, University of Virginia (2013)
  • Top Doctors US News & World Report (2012)
  • Academy of Distinguished Educators, University of Virginia (2011)
  • Distinguished Mentor Award, Undergraduate Research Program, Department of Biology, University of Virginia (2010)
Ramakrishnan, Girija
  • Outstanding Research Award, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia (2008)
Scheld, William
  • Best Doctors of America (2014)
  • Leading Physicians of the World, International Association of Healthcare Professionals (2013)
  • Associate Editor, Infectious Diseases, Goldman-Cecil Medicine 25th edition Contributing Member, Faculty of 1000 (2013)
  • Recipient, University of Virginia Distinguished Scientist Award (2012)
  • “Top 1%” of Infectious Diseases Specialists, U.S. News and World Report (2012)
  • Best Doctors in Virginia and Washington DC, Virginia Living Magazine (2011)
  • James Brunton Visiting Professor and Lecture, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine (2010)
  • Aaron Feder Visiting Professorship, Weill Cornell Medical College (2010)
Sifri, Costi
  • Best Doctors of America (2011-2013)
  • Outstanding Mentorship Award, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine (2011)
  • Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Virginia School of Medicine (2011)
  • Dean’s Academy for Distinguished Educators, University of Virginia School of Medicine (2011)
Townsend, Gregory
  • AIDS/HIV Services Group (1998)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (1996)
  • AIDS in Education Award
Warren, Cirle
  • Outstanding Research Award, Department of Medicine, UVA (2011, 2014)
  • Fellow, American College of Physician (2009)
  • Program Committee Choice Award, Infectious Disease Society of America Meeting (2006)
  • University of the Philippines Faculty Award for Research Publication (2004)
Wen, Yuan
  • American Society for Virology Travel Award, the 16th ASV Conference (1997)
  • American Society for Virology Travel Award, the 17th ASV Conference (1998)
Wispelwey, Brian
  • Best Doctors of America (2014)
  • University of Virginia Robley Dunglison Outstanding Teacher Award (2012)
  • Michael Rein Award for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching (2012)
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award (2011)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society (2011)
  • Department of Medicine Award for Teaching Excellence (2007, 2008)
  • University of Virginia Academy of Medical Educators (Founding Member) (2003)