Annual Faculty Awards Meeting

Teaching Awards

Faculty teaching contributions at the Tufts University School of Medicine are recognized and celebrated through award programs. Faculty recipients for the following teaching awards were specifically honored at the 2021 General Faculty Meeting:

Outstanding Teacher in the Competency-based Apprenticeship in Primary Care Course
Jenny Gao, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center

Outstanding Core Clerkship Director Award
Laura K. Snydman, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center

Mark Aisner, MD Award for Excellence in Teaching Physical Diagnosis
Arthur R. Kennedy, Jr., MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Milton and Natalie Zucker Clinical Teaching Prizes (Innovation; Accomplishment)

  • Laurence S. Bailen, MD Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Newton- Wellesley Hospital (Innovation)
  • Victoria M. Hayes, MD Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Maine Medical Center (Accomplishment)

Tisch College and Tufts University School of Medicine Community Service Learning Faculty Award
Tamara Vesel, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center

Faculty Promotions

Tufts faculty bring an incredibly varied and diverse portfolio of exceptional experience and skills to our missions of teaching, research, scholarship, and service at all levels. At the Tufts University School of Medicine, promotion is based on a faculty member’s professional achievements and recognition in their respective field. It includes their contributions to teaching, research, clinical care or public health, and the resulting scholarship arising out of their activities. It also recognizes their extensive service contributions to institutional, professional, and community-based and global health. Faculty promoted to the rank of Associate Professor or Professor are specifically honored at the annual General Faculty Meeting.

  • Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

    • Agnieszka Trzcinka, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Tufts Medical Center
    • Pei-Shan Zhao, MD, PhD, Clinical Professor, Tufts Medical Center

    Dermatology

    • Bichchau Michelle Thi Nguyen, MD, Associate Professor, Tufts Medical Center
    • David Rosmarin, MD, Associate Professor, Tufts Medical Center

    Emergency Medicine

    • David Christopher Mackenzie, MD, C.M., Associate Professor, Maine Medical Center

    Medicine

    • Gregory W. Carter, PhD, Research Associate Professor, The Jackson Laboratory
    • Judith A. Blake, PhD, Research Professor, The Jackson Laboratory
    • Jennifer J. Trowbridge, PhD, Research Associate Professor, The Jackson Laboratory
    • Gareth R. Howell, PhD, Research Associate Professor, The Jackson Laboratory
    • Fredric D. Gordon, MD, Professor, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
    • Catherine Cook Kaczorowski, PhD, Research Associate Professor, The Jackson Laboratory
    • Ron Korstanje, PhD, Research Associate Professor, The Jackson Laboratory
    • Claudia Nader, MD, Associate Professor, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center
    • Matthew R. Reynolds, MD, MSc, Professor, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

    Molecular Biology and Microbiology

    • Marta Gaglia, PhD, Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

    Neurology

    • Henry Querfurth, MD, Clinical Professor, Tufts Medical Center
    • Oscar Soto, MD, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor, Tufts Medical Center

    Neuroscience

    • Maribel Rios, PhD, Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
    • Yongjie Yang, PhD, Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

    Obstetrics and Gynecology

    • Leslie S. Bradford, MD, Associate Professor, Maine Medical Center
    • Candice Marie Dersch, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Maine Medical Center

    Ophthalmology

    • Nadia Khalida Waheed, MD, MPH, Professor, Tufts Medical Center

    Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

    • Miriam A O'Leary, MD, Associate Professor, Tufts Medical Center

    Pediatrics

    • Jill Maron, MD, MPH, Professor, Tufts Medical Center

    Public Health and Community Medicine

    • Signe Flieger, PhD, Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

    Radiology

    • Neil Jonathan Halin, DO, Clinical Associate Professor, Tufts Medical Center
    • Andrew C. Mancall, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Maine Medical Center
    • Juan E. Small, MD, Associate Professor, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

    Surgery

    • Omar Yusef Kudsi, MD, MBA, Associate Professor, Good Samaritan Hospital

Years of Service Awards

Each year, faculty members who have served the Tufts University School of Medicine, its students and trainees are recognized for attaining 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of service. Those faculty members who have served for 25 years are specifically honored at the annual General Faculty Meeting.

  • Emergency Medicine

    • Robert H. Baevsky, MD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Baystate Medical Center
    • Mark F. Lemons, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
    • Timothy J. Mader, MD, Adjunct Professor, Baystate Medical Center
    • Brian M. Minsk, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
    • Howard A. Smithline, MD., MS, Adjunct Associate Professor, Baystate Medical Center
    • Susan P. Torrey, MD, Adjunct Associate Professor, Baystate Medical Center
    • Jeannette Marie Wolfe, MD, Adjunct Professor, Baystate Medical Center

    Family Medicine

    • Eloise Edgings-Pryce, MBBS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Greater Lawrence Family Health
    • Judy Fleishman, PhD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Cambridge Health Alliance
    • Kathryn Hollett, MD, MS, Clinical Assistant Professor, Gloucester Family Health Center
    • Caren Jacobson, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Greater Lawrence Family Health
    • Glennon John O'Grady, MD, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, Carney Hospital
    • Katherine Rosenfield, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Greater Lawrence Family Health

    Medical Education

    • Peter Geck, MD, Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

    Medicine

    • Peter A. Azar, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Winchester Hospital
    • Nathalie Boileau, MD, Assistant Professor, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
    • Janet M. Chang, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
    • Darryl D. Esakof, MD, Associate Professor, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
    • Matthew E. Falagas, MD, MSc, Adjunct Associate Professor, Alfa Institute of Biomedical Sciences
    • Judith B. Feldman, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
    • Paul J. Hesketh, MD, Professor, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
    • Nicholas M. Mascoli, III, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
    • Roger D. Mitty, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center
    • Lucy Paniszyn, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
    • Yatish M. Patel, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
    • Vijay K. Sikand, MD, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Private Practice
    • Fern D. Starr, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Brighton Marine Public Health Center
    • Bruce Tofias, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
    • John N Unterborn, MD, Associate Professor, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center
    • Ronald L Warner, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Faulkner Hospital
    • Bartholomew O'Beirne Woods, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

    Molecular Biology and Microbiology

    • Andrew Camilli, PhD, Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
    • Linden Hu, MD, Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

    Neurology

    • Avraham Almozlino, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
    • William Wiener, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurological Services, P.C

    Obstetrics and Gynecology

    • Roy A. Epstein, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Hallmark Healthcare System
    • Barbara W. Graves, MSN, MPH, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Baystate Medical Center
    • Susan A. Krause, MSN, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Baystate Medical Center

    Ophthalmology

    • Caroline Marten-Ellis, MD, Assistant Professor, Tufts Medical Center
    • James T. Patten, MD, Clinical Instructor, Eye Care Specialists, P.C.

    Orthopaedic Surgery

    • James V. Bono, MD, Clinical Professor, New England Baptist Hospital
    • Alfred W. Hanmer, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Newton-Wellesley Hospital

    Pediatrics

    • Serena E.H. Dee, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Greater Lawrence Family Health
    • Lilia J. Guerra, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Greater Lawrence Family Health

    Psychiatry

    • Susan J. Blumenthal, MD, MPA, Adjunct Clinical Professor, New America Foundation
    • M. Annette Hanson, MD, MBA, Assistant Professor, Tufts Medical Center
    • Robert A. Mcmackin, EdD, Clinical Instructor, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital
    • Gregory F. Oxenkrug, MD, PhD, Professor, Tufts Medical Center

    Public Health and Community Medicine

    • Amy M Lischko, MSPH, DSc, Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

    Surgery

    • Julianne Stoughton, MD, Clinical Instructor, Massachusetts General Hospital