November 2005 Volume 29 No. 10


IRA GLICK, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, has been recognized as a leading physician in conjunction with the 2005 Mental Illness Awareness Week Thank You Campaign, sponsored by the National Alliance for Mentally Ill (NAMI).


has been installed as the first incumbent of the Robert L. Hess Endowed Professorship in Pediatrics. A member of the faculty since 2003, Gould is the director of the Perinatal Epidemiology and Health Outcomes Research Unit in the Division of Neonatology. He also directs the California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative, a network of more than 100 California hospitals that provide intensive care to newborns and share outcome data and service improvement initiatives.

RALPH GRECO, Johnson and Johnson Professor of Surgery, has been selected as one of the ten outstanding program directors in the nation to receive the Parker J. Palmer “Courage to Teach" award for 2006 from the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education. He has been Director of Stanford’s General Surgery Residency Program since 2000.

ALLAN REISS, Howard C. Robbins Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, has received two notable awards recently. First is the George Tarjan Award. This honor recognizes a child and adolescent psychiatrist and American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry member who has made significant contributions in a lifetime career or single seminal work to understanding or caring for those with mental retardation and developmental disabilities. In addition, Reiss received the Ruane Prize from the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD). This prize recognizes scientists who give particular promise for advancing the understanding of psychotic, affective or other severe psychiatric disorders having their onset in childhood or adolescence.


TRACEY MCLAUGHLIN has been appointed to assistant professor of medicine (endocrinology).

ANNA PENN has been appointed to assistant professor of pediatrics.

JIN HAHN has been promoted to a continuing term of professor of neurology and neurological sciences and of pediatrics.

DONALD OLSON has been promoted to associate professor of neurology and neurological sciences.



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