Vivian Kawai, MD, MPH, research assistant professor of Medicine, has received an LRA-BMS Accelerator Award from the Lupus Research Alliance and sponsoring partner Bristol Myers Squibb.
Annet Kirabo received the Goldblatt young investigator award from the Hypertension Council of the American Heart Association.
After serving as the department’s interim leader, Eric Shinohara, MD, MSCI, vice chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named as the department’s chair.
Dr. Birchmore will be presented with the Wolcott Award and a plaque on February 19, 2020 by the VHA National Governance Board in Crystal City, Arlington, VA.
Justin Balko, PharmD, PhD, assistant professor of Medicine and leader of Molecular Oncology at the Center for Cancer Targeted Therapies at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, has received a $100,000 research grant from the Mary Kay Foundation.